16 May '12, 9pm

Paul Watson Faces 15 Years Imprisonment in Costa Rica

Paul Watson Faces 15 Years Imprisonment in Costa Rica

Some more on the case of Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson , currently under arrest in Germany and facing extradition to Costa Rica. Extradition proceedings continue in Germany, with the "general Public Prosecuter to the Higher Regional Court requesting[ing] a preliminary extradition warrant against Captain Paul Watson, on the basis of the local arrest warrant and request for extradition from Costa Rica," Sea Shepherd reports. As in this case the German Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Foreign Affairs can stop the extradition proceedings, Sea Shepherd continues its call to supporters to pressure the MoJ to intervene and prevent the extradition proceeding. Meanwhile, Tico Times reports that Costa Rican attorney Federico Morales Herrera has presented himself to the courts there as Watson's representative. Should the extradition go forward—and it could be some time before t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/paul-watson-faces-15-ye...

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