21 Jul '11, 12pm

Campaign To Bring Trade Sanctions Against Iceland Moves Closer help the President take action

We’re Winning! WDCS Campaign To Bring Trade Sanctions Against Iceland Moves Closer A critical step forward in the fight against Iceland’s whaling activities On July 20th, WDCS welcomed a decision by the US Secretary of Commerce which recommends a series of strong actions, including the possibility of trade sanctions, AGAINST Iceland for its commercial whaling and trade in whale products, and WDCS now calls on President Obama to back the Secretary’s decision. Please support the campaign and write to President Obama today . The last time that sanctions were issued was in 1994 when the U.S. imposed an embargo on Taiwan for its trade in rhinoceros and tiger parts in violation of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). To-date, diplomatic efforts to negotiate with Iceland over its illegal whaling and international trade in whale products have failed and...

Full article: http://www.wdcs.org/stop/killing_trade/story_details.php?...

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