Broome, help stop the dolphin slaughter

Broome, help stop the dolphin slaughter

The annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, sees entire pods of dolphins and pilot whales driven to the shallow waters of Taiji’s infamous Cove where they will be ruthlessly killed in front of their family members or, if kept alive, sold to captive facilities around the world doomed to a life of imprisonment in small barren tanks.

By continuing the sister city relationship with Taiji, this barbaric and unnecessary practice is supported by our very own Western Australian Shire of Broome, sister city to Taiji, despite the wishes of the Australian Public.

"The majority of Australians are opposed to ...

The annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, sees entire pods of dolphins and pilot whales driven to the shallow waters of Taiji’s infamous Cove where they will be ruthlessly killed in front of their family members or, if kept alive, sold to captive facilities around the world doomed to a life of imprisonment in small barren tanks.

By continuing the sister city relationship with Taiji, this barbaric and unnecessary practice is supported by our very own Western Australian Shire of Broome, sister city to Taiji, despite the wishes of the Australian Public.

"The majority of Australians are opposed to the killing of Whales and Dolphins, yet here we have the town of Broome in Western Australia with a sister relationship with the town of Taiji, Japan, whose bloody cruelty to dolphins and subsequent slave trade knows no limits."

Jeff Hansen, Managing Director - Sea Shepherd Australia

 

 

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Email Broome's shire president

Email Broome Councillor Cr Ron Johnston

Take action – ask the President of Broome Shire to help stop the cruel and barbaric slaughter of Whales and Dolphins by cutting ties with the Japanese town of Taiji.  

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