Country of Japan v. Peter Bethune

Memorandum on the Illegality of Japanese Whaling

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This memorandum was used by Peter Bethune's defense attorneys today in his defense against all charges brought against him by Japan. Mr. Bethune was a volunteer activist with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society who was arrested by the Japanese authorities for having boarded the Japanese whaling vessel, Shonan Maru #2.

For more on these events, check out the following articles:

http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/05/27/japan.sea.shepherd.trial/

http://www.3news.co.nz/Protesters-gather-at-Bethunes-trial-in-Tokyo/tabid/1160/articleID/157949/Default.aspx?ArticleID=157949

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Published In: International Trade Updates

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