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Posted on 03/20/2013 9:11:49 AM PDT by EveningStar
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The founder of Sea Shepherd left the environmental group's fleet of anti-whaling ships before they docked in Australia on Wednesday, though the government says it has no reason to arrest him at the moment.
Three Sea Shepherd ships docked at the southern port of Williamstown after weeks of harassing Japanese whalers in the Antarctic Ocean during the annual whaling season.
The Washington state-based organization, which the United States' largest federal court last month labeled "pirates," said [Paul] Watson, a 62-year-old Canadian, had left the fleet before it reached Australia for fear of arrest. His whereabouts have not been disclosed.
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Hahahahahah what a wimp.
Japan should protect it's fleet however it feels best!
Good...I wonder if the three ships will be quarantined if they return to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, WA.
That would be sweet.
The Japanese navy is the most powerful in the pacific, except for ours. At some point, i’d love to see “a very special episode” of Whale Wars.
The one where the Japanese launch a night attack on the pirates.
He is sought for prosecution by Japan on charges of Breaking into the Vessel, Damage to Property, Forcible Obstruction of Business, and Injury in relation to two incidents that took place on the Antarctic Ocean in February 2010 against a Japanese whaling ship.
Closer to home, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last month ordered Sea Shepherd, the organization Watson founded, to stop harassing Japanese whaling ships.
Pirates? They are and INSULT to pirates everywhere!.........
A little 3 inch naval gun that can reach out and touch the pirate fleet from a couple of miles away would be sufficient for each ship.
The Koreans arent shabby, but they need to stay close to home. The Chinese are improving, but the Japanese are very high quality and have a far larger fleet than the UK fr example.
They could stop this in an afternoon. The French solution for the enviro-nazis worked, and had almost no repercussions for France.
Ditto for the Norks who torpedoed a Soth Korean ship.
A japanese sub could fix this at night, and vanish. No claims ever need be made. The far south latitutudes of the Pacific are horrendously dangerous. Alll kinds of accidents can happen.
For bonus theatric points, Japan could even direct the whaling fleet to help search for survivors in the water.
Sea Shepherd whale activists called pirates, lose ruling by 9th Circuit judges
They could pick up the survivors and feed them whale meat. “It’s all we have”....
Bet the “Whale Wars” producers know where he is....tune in for the special episode highlighting the escape and flight from justice of the envirofugitive....maybe a spinoff series that could be filmed during the offseason....
They’re the equivalent to pirates/terrorists and should be dealt with accordingly.
Hire a bunch of Somali pirates to take care of the problem.
A left over Long Lance torpedo from The Pacific War would solve the problem.
The inventors of Kabuki would certainly manage something spectacular.