Attorney for Captain Paul Watson Confirms Sea Shepherd’s Beliefs: Japan is Seeking to Extradite Watson
The Japanese Government is again stopping at nothing in their quest to bring an end to Captain Paul Watson’s efforts to cease their illegal whaling activities. German Counsel for Watson, who departed Germany after being held for 70 days for extradition to Costa Rica, has confirmed the Japanese Embassy submitted a request to the German Foreign Office to extradite Watson to Japan.
Germany had been proceeding with Watson’s extradition to Costa Rica. Sea Shepherd has had concerns that Watson’s life would be in danger or he would be extradited to Japan. Today, Sea Shepherd’s suspicions were confirmed by Watson’s attorney.
“I received confirmation today from Germany’s General Public Prosecutor that Japan filed an extradition request against Paul Watson on July 19th,” said Oliver Wallasch, lead German Counsel for Captain Paul Watson.
“Germany was proceeding with…
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