They probably wrote their statements weeks ago.
Sea Shepherd lie. Paul Watson is a pathological liar. This comes from no less a source than his former acolyte Pete Bethune.
I’m all for protesting against the so called scientific whaling which is a farcical exploitation of a loophole in international agreements. I support WWF and even Greenpeace campaigns in this area.
But Sea Shepherd are pathological liars who believe the ends justify the means and they have a long history of violence and aggression.