Japan Bribed Nations With Prostitutes, Cash to Buy Whaling Votes

Japanese officials bribed six small nations with offers of cash and call girls in return for their votes in favor of slaughtering whales, according to a newspaper investigation.

Japan denies the accusations, but The Sunday Times reported that two of its journalists filmed government officials from six countries admitting they were bribed by Japan to vote with the pro-whalers. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jun 14, 2010 - 2:45 PM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jun 14, 2010 - 2:50 PM PDT
Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 16, 2010

Good investigative report on Japan's corporate behavour of slaughtering whales, as well as slaughtering human dignity by bribing, using sex slavery for a corrupt cause. The story is all about exposing corruption, and corrupt behaviour of the corporates, and little dignity on humanity.

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Jun. 15, 2010

Japan is determined to buy its way to more whale killing.

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jun. 16, 2010

The greedy and corrupt big business fishing industry in Japan is exposed here via an investigative reporting sting operation. Very enterprising.

When corrupt businesses corrupt the politicians in complete disregard for endangered species, pollution, and the health of the ecosystem, then the whole world is in trouble. Whales, blue fin tuna, sharks, and sea turtles are being exterminated for short term profits.

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James Kemmerer
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by James Kemmerer - Jun. 15, 2010

Seriously...look around it's 2010 how can anyone think killing animals at the top fo the food chain makes sense. These animals take a long time to mature. We have already demonstrated our ability to bring them to extinction, why would we consider giving ourselves another run at such a horrible outcome?

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