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Top UN court orders Japan to end Antarctic whale hunt

March 31, 2014
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The UN's top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the programme was a commercial activity disguised as science. Duration: 00:54 Video provided by AFP

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AP (Jan. 21, 2014) — A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, after US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. The anti-whaling group Sea Shepard videotaped the hunt. (Jan. 21)
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