Japan dolphin slaughter draws unusual US rebuke (7)

The Christian Science Monitor 2014.01.21 17:52
The annual hunt in Taiji began today. US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted her dismay over the 'inhumaneness' of 'drive hunt killing,' drawing quick response from Japanese officials. By Justin McCurry, Correspondent / January 21, 2014 Tokyo Fishermen in Japan have begun slaughtering dozens of bottlenose dolphins, ignoring protestersБ─(tm) calls to spare the animals and a rare public show of concern by the US government.
DOLPHIN, FISHERMAN, COVE, HUNT, SHEPHERD, JAPAN, Kennedy, Sehgal, Hitchens, Japan, USA, United Kingdom