18 Dec '11, 6am

Japanese Police Raid Cove Guardians

Japanese Police Raid Cove Guardians

Japanese Police Raid Cove Guardians Cove Guardians Twenty officers of the Wakayama Prefecture police have raided the Charmant Hotel where the Cove Guardians are quartered near Taiji, Japan. Armed with a warrant, the police seized computers, phones, hard drives, photos, cameras and anything they deemed suspicious. No reasons have been given for the raid and the Cove Guardians have been careful to not violate local laws. The raid follows the arrest of Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen, who was charged with assault on the word of an employee of the Dolphin Resort Hotel. Erwin was attempting to film the transfer of dolphins from the sea to holding pens at the resort. The employee claims that Erwin pushed him. There were no other witnesses to this allegation. In contrast, a recent assault on two female Cove Guardians by a fisherman resulted in the fisherman being questioned and rel...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2011/12/17/japa...

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seashepherd.org 17 Dec '11, 7pm

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seashepherd.org 16 Dec '11, 8pm

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