14 May '12, 11am

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Arrested in Germany on 10 Year Old Warrant

Paul Watson , founder of Sea Shepherd , was arrested in Frankfurt, Germany on Saturday, on a 10 year old * warrant issued by Costa Rica. The warrant stems from an incident that occurred while filming the documentary Sharkwater , in 2002. Sea Shepherd gave their account of the events on their site: The specific “violation of ships traffic” incident took place on the high seas in Guatemalan waters, when Sea Shepherd encountered an illegal shark finning operation, run by a Costa Rican ship called the Varadero . On order of the Guatemalan authorities, Sea Shepherd instructed the crew of the Varadero to cease their shark finning activities and head back to port to be prosecuted. While escorting the Varadero back to port, the tables were turned and a Guatemalan gunboat was dispatched to intercept the Sea Shepherd crew. The crew of the Varadero accused the Sea Shepherds of trying...

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