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Australia, New Zealand Challenge Japan Over Whaling

Australia and New Zealand have condemned Japan’s move to send a whaling fleet to the Southern Ocean. It comes a year after an international court ruled that Tokyo’s whale hunt in the Southern Ocean should stop. Last year, the U.N.’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) found that Japan's whaling program in the Southern Ocean was unlawful because it was not for purposes of scientific research. The Japanese government says its new whaling mission takes into account that ICJ decision...

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