10 Nov '11, 7am

Japan

How Japan has used Tsunami and Earthquake Relief Funds to Subsidize Illegal Whaling Commentary by Captain Paul Watson After the horrific tragedy of March 11th, hundreds of thousands of Japanese people had their lives permanently altered by the triple blow of the earthquake, the tsunami, and the nuclear horror of Fukushima. People from around the world responded generously and millions of dollars poured into Japan to help the many families who lost their children, parents, homes, and worldly possessions. The world responded and demonstrated that they cared; yet seven months later, thousands of Japanese families remain homeless as a devastated infrastructure continues to be slowly rebuilt. When people the world over sent their donations to Japan, it was with the innocent understanding that their contributions would be used by the Japanese government for the purpose of actual...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2011...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Nov '11, 10pm

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