First glimpse of Japan's whale slaughter in defiance of international court

By Daniel Flitton
Updated January 16 2017 - 12:14pm, first published January 15 2017 - 5:49pm
Japan's giant abattoir ship Nisshin Maru with a minke whale on the deck. Photo: Sea Shepherd
Japan's giant abattoir ship Nisshin Maru with a minke whale on the deck. Photo: Sea Shepherd

Just as Malcolm Turnbull smiled and shook hands with Japan's Shinzo Abe in Sydney at the weekend, Japanese whalers were caught carrying out a bloody slaughter in the icy waters off Antarctica.

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