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Japan pleads with whaling watchdog to allow ‘cultural’ hunts

Japan pleads with whaling watchdog to allow ‘cultural’ hunts

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by October 28, 2016 World News

 

Japan pleaded with the world’s whaling watchdog Wednesday to allow small hunts by coastal communities, arguing that for three decades these groups had been unjustly barred from a traditional source of food.

The issue of “small type coastal hunting” is a key dispute between pro- and anti-whaling nations gathered in Slovenia for the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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