28 Feb '13, 2am

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers Sea Shepherd U.S. Calls Ruling a “Bad Decision,” Says ICR Are Pirates of Greed Getting Away with Murder The Nisshin Maru pulls a recently killed whale up their slipway Photo: Australian Customs In response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in a preliminary injunction hearing against Sea Shepherd Conservation Society U.S. as brought by Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) — a government-subsidized front for commercial whaling — the global marine conservation nonprofit calls the ruling a “bad decision,” but says the gavel hasn’t come down quite yet. A ruling from a pending trial and other legal actions are yet to come. Meanwhile, the group says Japan’s whale-poaching pirates of greed are literally getting away with murder — the murder of whales. Moreover, Sea Shepherd ha...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2013/02/27/nint...

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