Skip to comments.2 activists convicted of whale meat theft in Japan (Holy Blubber, Batman! GreenPeace members!)
Posted on 09/06/2010 6:43:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
TOKYO A Japanese court on Monday convicted two members of the environmental group Greenpeace of stealing whale meat they claim was intended for illegal consumption.
The Aomori District Court gave suspended sentences to the activists after finding them guilty of stealing 50 pounds (23 kilograms) of whale meat from a delivery service company's warehouse in April 2008. The meat came from whales killed during Japan's government-backed research hunts.
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I wonder if NatGeo will do a special on them now? Hmmm?
Japan convicts Greenpeace’s ‘Tokyo Two’ for whaling investigation
“Hey, I have a great idea! Let’s steal the whale meat!”
“Excellent! Then they’ll have to kill another whale to replace it! Then they’ll REALLY feel guilty!”
The International Whaling Commission (established since 1946)
Aw...! Maybe they turned over a new leaf and just wanted to BBQ whale meat?!?!?!?! s/
So what? These people wear convictions like this as a badge of honor. If they aren’t going to be punished why bother.
If they were that hungry they should have said so. The Japanese are decent folk and I believe they would have given them something to eat. They didn’t need to steal.
Geez, and I thought the Liberals here were soft on crime.
The trouble with whale meat is that you can eat 50 lbs of it and you’re hungry again an hour later.
I would assume these people have no real job. Why not eat whale meat when no one else is looking? It’s not like they’re doing what they do for the whales sake. They just like being part of a club they think is really cool.
yeah, and Panda Bear has a better texture.
The Japanese should have tossed the two behind bars for at least six months and fed them whale meat for their three squares a day, without telling them what the food was.