Japanese whalers should be facing charges, not Sea Shepherd
It is Japanese whalers who should be facing charges under Australian law for endangering lives, not Sea Shepherd captain Pete Bethune said Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown.
"It is absolutely unjust that Captain Pete Bethune is facing up to 15 years in prison in Japan," said Senator Brown."Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Foreign Minister Stephen Smith cannot remain silent on this case any longer.
"The Australian Federal Police are investigating an official complaint by Sea Shepherd regarding the ramming and sinking of the Ady Gil by Japanese whaling vessel Shonan Maru 2.