Advertisement
News
Advertisement

Photos of the Day: Japan Whaling Supporters Plan to Continue Hunts

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:56am

Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members on Tuesday gathered at a meeting and vowed to continue whale hunts despite an international court ruling that brought Japan's Antarctic whaling program to an abrupt halt.

A supporter of Japan's whaling eats a slice of whale meat during the 26th whale meat tasting event in Tokyo Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Hundreds of Japanese pro-whaling officials, lawmakers and lobby groups vowed to protect whale hunts despite the world court ruling that ordered the country’s Antarctic research culls must be stopped. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Read: Japan Pro-Whaling Contingent Vows to Continue Hunts

Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members on Tuesday gathered at a meeting and vowed to continue whale hunts despite an international court ruling that brought Japan's Antarctic whaling program to an abrupt halt.

A supporter of Japan's whaling eats a slice of whale meat during the 26th whale meat tasting event in Tokyo Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members on Tuesday gathered at a meeting and vowed to continue whale hunts despite an international court ruling that brought Japan's Antarctic whaling program to an abrupt halt.

Japan's Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi speaks during the 26th whale meat tasting event in Tokyo Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Hayashi told the meeting that Japan must protect its whale hunts and diet as cultural tradition. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Advertisement

Share This Story

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading