Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted numerous consequences against the Putin-led regime, but thus far, INTERPOL has not yet imposed any consequences of its own against its member country for this illegal act. INTERPOL’s constitution requires that its member countries act in accordance with both its their own domestic laws and the Universal Declaration of
INTERPOL Red Notice subject Paul Watson back in the U.S.- and Costa Rican authorities still say they have a Red Notice in his name
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…
INTERPOL’s Red Notice against Paul Watson- Environmentalists Bury the Hatchet for the Sake of a Common Cause
As observers of INTERPOL and environmental issues know, a Red Notice has been pending against environmentalist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (“SSCS”) since last year. INTERPOL’s press statement about the notice is here. The grounds for the Red Notice, according to INTERPOL, are the charges of ‘Breaking into the Vessel, Damage…
Update on Paul Watson’s INTERPOL status
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.
Blue Notice Subject Paul Watson Arrested- But Not with INTERPOL’s Help
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.