Slain carcasses of a minke whale and her calf being hauled aboard the Japanese harpoon ship Yushin Maru 2 in Antarctic waters. Photo: AP

Boris Johnson harpoons Japanese government for resuming ‘brutal’ commercial whaling

  • Japan announced last week it will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission in June before its whalers put to sea the following month
  • Johnson criticised the British media and public for failing to be moved to anger at Japan’s plan to resume the practice
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Slain carcasses of a minke whale and her calf being hauled aboard the Japanese harpoon ship Yushin Maru 2 in Antarctic waters. Photo: AP
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