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Canadian Authorities Arrest Seal Hunt Observers, Seize Vessel

Canadian Authorities Arrest Seal Hunt Observers, Seize Vessel

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia, Canada, April 14, 2008 (ENS) – A judge in Sydney, Nova Scotia granted bail Sunday to two men arrested on a conservation vessel documenting the seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Acting for the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian…

Canada Orders Sea Shepherd to Stay Away from Seal Hunt

Canada Orders Sea Shepherd to Stay Away from Seal Hunt

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, March 24, 2008 (ENS) – In an attempt to prevent the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society from interfering with this year’s seal hunt, the Canadian government Friday issued a warning to the organization that one of its vessels is believed to be “in contravention of international maritime conventions.” In a fax to the…