Sea Shepherd member arrested for whaling ship trespass

OANA (The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies): “TOKYO, March 12 Kyodo – The Japan Coast Guard arrested a member of the antiwhaling Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Friday for allegedly trespassing last month on a ship of Japan’s whaling fleet in the Antarctic Ocean. Pete Bethune, the New Zealand captain of the Sea Shepherd vessel Ady Gil who had been detained on the whaling fleet security vessel, the Shonan Maru No. 2, since boarding it Feb. 15, was arrested aboard after it docked at port in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward …”

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