09 Jan '12, 5am

Three Activists Detained After Boarding Whaling Vessel

Three Activists Detained After Boarding Whaling Vessel

Over the weekend, three Australian ocean activists scaled up side of an armed Japanese 'whaling security' vessel in the Southern Ocean to demand the ship return home -- but instead, they were detained and face possible criminal charges abroad. The trio, members of the environmentalist group Forest Rescue, were reacting to a new tactic of whalers to trail anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd at sea with their own security ships. While public calls for the generally anti-whaling Australian government to work towards the activists' release resound, the nation's Attorney-General says that they will likely face the consequences in Japan. From The Australian : The West Australian men from the Forest Rescue environmental group boarded the Shonan Maru II in waters off the coast of Bunbury overnight on Saturday. The daring mission was aimed at forcing the vessel to stop tailing the ...

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