17 Dec '11, 8am

The Cove "incident" in more detail.

Japanese Police Are Getting Desperate in Taiji Erwin Vermeulen - The First Cove Guardian Arrest Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen, a citizen of the Netherlands, was arrested today in Taiji, while attempting to take photos of Risso’s dolphin being transferred between holding pens in the sea and the Dolphin Resort Hotel. An employee of the Dolphin Resort Hotel merely accused Erwin of shoving him and this allegation was immediately acted upon. The police handcuffed Mr. Vermeulen and took him to the Shingu police station where he is currently being held. He has been denied a lawyer and visitation rights, even from the Dutch Embassy. Under Japanese law, Erwin can be held for 28 days before being allowed to speak with a lawyer. The arrest seemed pre-planned. No witnesses saw Erwin shove the employee and Erwin was not even questioned. The police simply approached him and...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2011/12/16/japa...

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