The “Relentless Operation” of the Sea Shepherd Australia (SSA) is in distress following the attacks of Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean. Captain Peter Hammarstedt of The Bob Barker alleged that Japanese fleet has assaulted his vessel for the third time this season and has sounded alarm to the Australian Government asking for rescue. However,...
An International law expert from the Australia National University said Australia cannot stop the Japanese from whaling in the Southern Ocean and its relentless monitoring activities have no legal ground. Donald Rothwell told the ABC that Australia’s surveillance may compromise the country’s claim to sovereignty over the Antarctic. Speaking to Lucy Carter, Rothwell asked: Well the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A fugitive activist known for attacking Japanese whaling vessels off Antarctica insisted “we’re not pirates” Wednesday as he addressed a U.S. appeals court considering whether he and the organization he founded should be held in contempt. Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, took the witness stand in a Seattle...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Japan is opening its defense of the country’s controversial whaling program in the seas around Antarctica during hearings at the United Nations’ highest court. Based on their written pleadings, lawyers for Tokyo are expected to argue Tuesday that the International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction to hear the dispute...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The founder of Sea Shepherd left the environmental group’s fleet of anti-whaling ships before they docked in Australia on Wednesday, though the government says it has no reason to arrest him at the moment. Three Sea Shepherd ships docked at the southern port of Williamstown after weeks of harassing Japanese whalers...
Thai court deals knockout blow to transport plan
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 5:54PM UTC
India says Malaysia seeking help in search for jet
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 3:49PM UTC
Internet users scan satellites images for missing jet
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 1:53PM UTC
Sri Lanka: Weak UN resolution will endanger justice
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 1:44PM UTC
Alibaba buying media company ChinaVision for $804m
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 12:58PM UTC
Group: China might play down political crime cases
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 12:55PM UTC