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Japan to release Australian activists who boarded whaling ship | guardian.co.uk

Japan and Australia have avoided a diplomatic row following the decision to release without charge three environmental activists who clambered aboard a Japanese whaling ship off the west coast of Australia at the weekend.

The three Australian citizens boarded the Shonan Maru 2, which is providing security to Japan’s whaling fleet, to demand an end to this year’s hunt in the Antarctic.

For more on this story, visit: Japan to release Australian activists who boarded whaling ship | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

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