Battle for Whales in the Hague: Analysis of ICJ Judgment in Australia v. Japan
19 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2014
Date Written: March 31, 2014
On March 31 (2014), the International Court of Justice delivered its judgment in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand intervening). The paper analyzes the facts and reasoning of the judgment. The paper also mulls as to the response of Japanese government regarding the landmark judgment.
Keywords: Whaling in the Antarctic, Australia v. Japan, Whaling, ICJ, Judge Owada, International Convention for Regulation of Whale, UNCLOS, CITES, CBD, Japan and Whaling, JARPA II
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