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Wikileaks: Sea Shepherd tax exemption status targeted by Japan in whaling compromise deal
Takver - Australia Indymedia
Cables released by wikileaks on January 1st, 2011 reveal Japan was pressuring the US Government to remove Sea Shepherd's tax exemption status as a sweetener to negotiating a compromise deal in the International Whaling Commission that would have reduced whale quotas but legitimated commercial whaling.

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