16 May '12, 8pm

The NY Times "Germany Detains Activist ‘Whale Wars’ Captain"

The NY Times "Germany Detains Activist ‘Whale Wars’ Captain"

Animal Planet Capt. Paul Watson on an anti-whaling campaign in Antarctica. The founder of an aggressive conservation group known mainly for disrupting whale hunts has been detained in Germany at the request of Costa Rica, which wants him extradited over a 10-year-old maritime violation, the organization said Wednesday. The founder, Paul Watson, the president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society , was arrested on Sunday at Frankfurt International Airport on a Costa Rican warrant, said a spokesman for the group, Peter Hammarstedt. The group is calling on its supporters to inundate Germany’s Federal Ministry of Justice with phone calls and e-mails requesting Captain Watson’s immediate release. Pressed for details on the arrest, the ministry said it could not comment on an open extradition case. Costa Rica’s pursuit of Captain Watson appears to be rooted in a 2002 voyage t...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/16/germany-detains...

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The 2005 campaign was featured in “Sharkwater,” a film by Rob Stewart. “In an effort to protect sharks, Stewart teams up w...

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Arrested in Germany

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The 2005 campaign was featured in “Sharkwater,” a film by Rob Stewart. “In an effort to protect sharks, Stewart teams up w...

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Arrested in Germany ...

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Update on Arrest of Captain Watson.

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