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Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Press release | 11 July, 2008 at 2:00

Two Greenpeace peaceful protestors have been charged after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme. The prosecutor in Aomori, Japan, today charged...

Whaling, lies and cover-ups must stop

Feature story | 14 April, 2009 at 2:00

Shrouded in the early morning gloom, the Japanese whaling fleet factory ship, Nisshin Maru, crept back into port without the usual fanfare. In fact, the only greeting party was comprised of our activists.

Greenpeace appeals against Japanese government censorship

Press release | 19 March, 2009 at 14:36

Greenpeace today lodged an appeal against government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored copies of whale meat sales documents obtained by Greenpeace through a 2008 Freedom of Information request.

Fukushima nuclear disaster: 5 years on and no end in sight

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | 11 March, 2016 7 comments

Last month I joined the magnificent crew of the Rainbow Warrior , a team of experts, and Greenpeace colleagues from around the world. For two days we sailed along Fukushima’s beautiful, rugged coast working under rough conditions as...

Greenpeace launches Supreme Court appeal for Tokyo Two

Press release | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace is taking whaling all the way to Japan's Supreme Court today, following a decision by the Sendai High Court to reject an appeal for the disclosure of key evidence in the trial of activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

UPDATE: Greenpeace activists held for further investigation for exposing embezzlement...

Press release | 22 June, 2008 at 14:47

Two Greenpeace activists who exposed large scale embezzlement of tax payers' money from the Japanese government whaling programme will be kept in custody for a further 10 days, without charge, under the order of the Aomori Court.

Tokyo Two: Statement of Concern from International Non-Governmental Organisations

Press release | 10 July, 2008 at 2:00

This is a joint statement of concern by International Non-Governmental Organisations, urging the Japanese government as well as governments around the world to take immediate action on the detention of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

Ten More Days Custody Without Charge for Greenpeace Japan Activists

Press release | 1 July, 2008 at 15:53

A court in Aomori, Japan has ruled that two Greenpeace peaceful protestors who exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern Ocean whaling programme will spend the maximum time in...

Quarterly - 2008.3

Background | 22 December, 2008 at 12:29

Whaling on Trial

Image | 4 February, 2010 at 17:11

Whaling on Trial.Japan's whale meat scandal and the trial of the Tokyo Two. Greenpeace International, January 2010.

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