Sea Shepherd files criminal complaint against Japanese whaling fleet
Amsterdam, 19 March 2013 – For the second time, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has filed a criminal complaint with the Public Prosecution Service against skipper Tomoyuki Ogawa and the crew of the Nisshin Maru, the mother ship of the Japanese whaling fleet.
The Nisshin Maru is guilty of piracy, violence against the crew of a sea vessel and endangering safe passage, and the destruction of Sea Shepherd ships. All three counts are criminal acts according to the Dutch Penal Code.
Read the press release here.