Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson said today that he plans to continue disrupting Japan's whaling fleets despite being on the run from authorities in at least three countries.
Mr Watson was arrested in Germany in May on a Costa Rican extradition request.
He skipped bail earlier this month after learning that Japan, too, was seeking his extradition from Germany.
The 61-year-old Canadian issued a statement saying he was now in "a safe place far away from the scheming nations who have turned a blind eye to the exploitation of our oceans."
He vows to set sail in December for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary around Antarctica to intercept Japanese whaling ships.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond believes himself vindicated by the High Court ruling that his Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is independent.
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