Archive for October 7th, 2011

Japanese: “It Is Our Cultural Right To Eat Whale” – Japan

Friday, October 7th, 2011

VIDEO Sea Shepherd Ship Rams Japanese Whaling Ship

The Sea Shepherd (a conservation society) has again launched Operation Divine Wind, which is the common translation for Kamakaze. Japan’s Asahi News has confirmed that in December 2011 the Japanese whaling fleet intends to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean International Whale Sanctuary. This according to Sea Shepherd’s founder Paul Watson is an insult, after anti-whale hunting nations contributed so much to help Japan in their time of need during the tsunami that caused the Fukushima – Daiichi disaster. Read more here

Below is the end result: Sashimi of Antarctic Whale being served in a Tokyo restaurant.

Photograph by Koji Sasahara, AP