Legallity of Japanese Whaling Freshly Challenged
This past week, IFAW released a legal report, dubbed the London Report on Illegal Whaling, which comes as the Government of
Japan prepares to launch its whaling fleet into international waters
later this week. You can download the report here:
The Age in Australia, where elections that could directly affect Japanese policy are about to take place, quote the panel coordinator Alberto Szekely as saying:
"Japan's repeated assertion that its whaling activities are
legal is incorrect and misleading..."
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