Apr 20, 2015

Japan asks France to hand over Sea Shepherd founder

Japan has asked the French government to hand over Paul Watson, founder of the radical anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd, government sources said Monday. The Japan Coast Guard put Watson on an international wanted list on charges of obstructing Japan’s “research whaling” program in the ...

Sea Shepherd touts dramatic rescue of 'poachers'

Apr 7, 2015

Sea Shepherd touts dramatic rescue of 'poachers'

Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd said it rescued 40 crew members from a sinking ship of “poachers” it was pursuing for months for alleged illegally fishing in the Southern Ocean, but described the ship’s capsize as suspicious. Sea Shepherd said its ships Bob Barker ...

Jan 6, 2015

11 Sea Shepherd activists were denied entry to Japan in 2014

Eleven members of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd were denied entry to Japan by the Justice Ministry in 2014, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday. In general terms, Japan denies entry to those who “do not qualify for resident status under the immigration ...