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Tokyo Two

Background | 27 March, 2014 at 13:00

Greenpeace activists exposed corruption, stealing and other scandals in the Japanese whaling industry. Compelling evidence was presented to prosecutors but instead Junichi and Toru were jailed without charge for almost 4 weeks and eventually...

Justice for the Tokyo Two - justice for whales, coming our way?

Feature story | 15 May, 2009 at 2:00

Justice is starting to go the Tokyo Two way: A court in Aomori, Japan, has delivered a series of setbacks to the prosecution in the trial of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki (the activists known as the Tokyo Two) - and the Japanese government's...

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature story | 8 June, 2010 at 16:15

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for Junichi and...

Footnotes on the Tokyo Two Trial

Background | 6 June, 2010 at 22:08

The following footnotes relate the Tokyo Two trial.

Is breaking the law always illegal?

Blog entry by Daniel Simons | 11 January, 2011 6 comments

Non-violent direct action and the law Early in the morning of 17 December 2001, a group of intruders penetrated the area inside the perimeter fence surrounding the Lucas Heights nuclear plant, Australia’s only reactor. The plant’s...

A Time Comes: What it means to take action

Feature story | 2 June, 2009 at 2:00

The six Greenpeace activists who shut down a coal power station last year made history when a UK jury agreed that they were acting to safeguard property from the impacts of climate change. A new documentary takes you behind the scenes of that...

Activism is not a crime

Feature story | 21 June, 2010 at 14:38

Non-governmental organisations and their activists play an active and essential role in representative democracies. Like journalists and other watchdogs of society, they are part of the vanguard against tyranny and their service to the political...

Key Tokyo Two defence witnesses to put whaling on trial

Press release | 15 January, 2010 at 1:00

The prospect of putting the Japanese whaling programme on trial and defending the principle of peaceful civil disobedience moved a step closer today. Following repeated denials of key defence evidence, the legal team for the Tokyo Two were today...

An open letter to Yukio Hatoyama

Feature story | 12 February, 2010 at 1:00

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, writes to Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, urging his Government to live up to its commitment to human rights and ensure a fair trial for anti-whaling activists Junichi Sato and...

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