28 Jul '12, 3am

Defender of Sharks Violates Bail, Whereabouts Unknown:

Defender of Sharks Violates Bail, Whereabouts Unknown:

There’s a new strange twist in the saga of Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson , under house arrest in Germany, out on bail while awaiting extradition proceedings that could send him to Costa Rica to face charges stemming from a decade-old confrontation with illegal shark finners. Media reports (CNN , The Local ) say Watson has apparently violated terms of his bail, not reporting in to authorities this past Sunday. His whereabouts are currently unknown according to these reports. His lawyer has told a German court that Watson has left Germany “for an unspecified destination.” In response, an official statement from the court: “Since by fleeing, Watson has shown that he cannot justify the trust placed in him, the extradition process has been restarted.” Watson has previously said that he would willingly return to Costa Rica to face the charges, but would not submit to pre-tria...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/defender-of-sharks-violates-b...

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