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BREAKING: Japan's 'research whaling' ruled illegal by International Court of Justice

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | March 31, 2014

UPDATE:  The Government of Japan has officially cancelled plans to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean this coming year.  (Detailed update at bottom. ) Original post: Whales everywhere will be jumping for joy today. Why?

Activism is not a crime!

Feature story | September 7, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace has condemned as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists, who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s Southern Ocean whaling programme.

Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 16, 2010 at 12:47

It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it seemed obvious to...

Trial for the Tokyo Two begins

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 15, 2010

An update from Sarah Burton, Deputy Program Director currently in Aomori, Japan on the first day of the trial. It was Valentine’s night, and sure there was candle-light but it wasn’t a cozy tete-a-tete. Far from it. There was a...

GUILTY! United Nations: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Greenpeace...

Feature story | February 8, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists across Southeast Asia held vigils outside the Japan Embassy every day this week, in the run-up to the trial which begins next week.

TODAY: Conditions "harsh and disproportionate" for red-carpet activists and Sea...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | January 7, 2010

Coverage in Spain and European free dailies continued yesterday on the campaign to release the four red-carpet activists in Copenhagen. Spanish news documented the condition of Juan Lopez de Uralde in prison as "thinner than usual",...

Greenpeace t-shirts: a retrospective in a whaling town

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 10, 2009 4 comments

Mai Suzuki of Greenpeace Japan and Fanny Lee of Greenpeace China at exhibition of Greenpeace t-shirts in Aomori, Japan, where two Greenpeace activists are on trial. A new exhibit in Aomori, Japan, gives a glimpse of Greenpeace...

Toru is back at work

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 16, 2009 1 comment

Toru Suzuki is one of our activists in Japan, now facing a maximum of 10 years in prison for exposing a crime at the heart of Japan's whaling industry. From Making Waves The so-called “scientific” whaling fleet has now...

Junichi is back at work

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 10, 2009

Junichi Sato is one of our oceans campaigners in Japan, now facing a maximum of 10 years in prison for exposing a crime at the heart of Japan's whaling industry. From Making Waves After nine months of disconnection from...

The Tokyo Two: Watchdogs of Democracy

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 23, 2009

From Making Waves For all the Tokyo Two fans - this is a recent picture of Junichi of the Tokyo Two holding up a censored whaling document released by the Japanese government. As you can see, he's looking well, and is in this...

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