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Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 13:00

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...

No Market for Icelandic Whale Meat in Japan

Press release | 8 June, 2009 at 2:00

The Japanese trader who accepted an import of fin and minke whale meat from Iceland and Norway last year has told Greenpeace that he will not take any more in the future, because there is no market for the whale meat in Japan.

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...

Whaling on trial: Vindication!

Feature story | 23 December, 2010 at 13:32

TOYKO: After two and a half years of hard work in Japan to expose corruption at the heart of the whaling industry - we have a significant victory!

Greenpeace blocks transport of whale meat in Rotterdam port

Press release | 2 April, 2010 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists have chained themselves to the mooring ropes of a ship carrying an illicit cargo of whale meat to prevent it leaving the port of Rotterdam bound for Japan. The meat, from 13 endangered fin whales, is being stored in seven...

85 tonnes of whale meat may soon be abandoned after unsuccessful import

Press release | 26 August, 2008 at 19:28

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that around 85 tonnes of whale meat, sent to Japan in late May 2008 from Northern Europe, and for which the Japanese government has not yet received an application for import procedures, may have to be...

Bad cafeteria food takes on new meaning in Japan

Feature story | 2 August, 2002 at 2:00

The results of Japan’s latest whaling “research” expedition go on sale this week. To combat the dwindling appetite for whale meat among Japanese people, the government is cutting prices and giving a few hundred tonnes of whale meat for school...

Greenpeace activists protest transport of fin whale meat

Press release | 5 July, 2013 at 15:30

Hamburg, July 5, 2013 - Greenpeace activists protested at noon today in front of the 336 meter long cargo ship, COSCO Pride which is transporting fin whale meat to Japan.

Whaling On Trial

Publication | 28 April, 2011 at 5:30

In early 2010, two Greenpeace activists went on trial in Japan in an unprecedented court case - one that court papers will register simply as a case of theft and trespass but which, over the course of the past two years, has become so much more.

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