01 Sep '11, 11pm

Japan's dolphin hunt slammed

Japan's dolphin hunt slammed

WASHINGTON: Demonstrators protested outside of Japan's embassies around the world on Thursday to urge an end to its killing of dolphins, criticising the bloody annual hunt as wantonly cruel. In Washington, some two dozen people stood in front of the embassy holding signs to passing traffic including, "Dolphins Want to Live." Activist Kerri Shaw attached to her body a screen showing footage from "The Cove," the Oscar-winning documentary that threw a spotlight on the hunt. Katie Arth, an organiser with rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said that the dolphin hunt was motivated in part by a profit motive as animals are sold to perform in aquariums around the world. "It's a huge push as to why they continue to do this, because it's so profitable. And people can do something about that by just not going anywhere where dolphins perform and by contacting th...

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