by Captain Paul Watson
Japan once again declares war on the whales of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary in defiance of the International Court of Justice.
Sea Shepherd Global Stands ready to return to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to defend the whales.
The U.S. Federal Court (9th District) continues to grant a temporary injunction against intervention by Sea Shepherd USA and myself despite the fact that the ICJ has declared Japanese "research whaling" to be illegal.
Thus Sea Shepherd and I are compelled by law to not intervene BUT Sea Shepherd everywhere else (outside of the USA) can lawfully intervene. And Sea Shepherd Global will do so and they will do so with all the determination, courage and resourcefulness they can muster.
The Australian Federal Court failed to stop them. The International Court of Justice has failed to stop them. The U.S. Federal Court has encouraged them. The international public condemns them. The scientific community condemns them.
The ships, officers and crew of Sea Shepherd Global however will continue to stop them and will continue to save the lives of whales as they continue to stop the unlawful eco-terrorist actions of these greedy Japanese whale poachers in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.