Paul Watson, founder of a marine wildlife conservation organization called the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has landed in the United States. Readers of this blog will recall that Mr. Watson had been exiled at sea for most of the last year because of outstanding Red Notices against him by both Japan and Costa Rica. The
We last addressed the matter of Paul Watson, the leader of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (“SSCS”), and INTERPOL back in May, when Watson was arrested in Germany. That arrest was made at the request of Costa Rica, for activity alleged to have occurred over ten years ago, and the arrest did not involve INTERPOL.
Paul Watson, the leader of the environmental activist organization, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has been arrested and released on bond in Germany for alleged criminal activity in Costa Rican waters nearly ten years ago. Interestingly enough, there appears to have been no Red Notice issued against Mr. Watson based on his Costa Rican activity.