Sinking of Ady Gil a calamity Rudd could have prevented
Australian Greens Leader says the deliberate sinking of the Sea Shepherd vessel Ady Gil by Japanese whaling ship Shonan Maru was as irresponsible and callous as the failure of the Rudd government to be on the scene.
“The lawless Japanese whale killers are doing what they want in Australia’s Antarctic Territory waters. The Rudd government threw in the towel at the outset.”
“I again appeal to the government to send planes for immediate surveillance and to have an Australian maritime presence sent to Commonwealth Bay to reassert Australian law and authority,” said Senator Brown.
Senator Brown is available for further comment this afternoon.
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