According to the organizers and the town government officials, the meeting will be attended by Taiji Mayor Kazutaka Sangen, senior officials of a local fisheries cooperative association and representatives of the anti-hunt groups, including the Sea Shepherd.
The coastal town in southwestern Japan was recently in the spotlight as the Oscar-winning U.S. documentary film, ‘‘The Cove,’’ depicted and criticized dolphin hunting in the town.
Anti-hunt activists have been protesting in the town since September when Japanese fishermen began their annual hunt of dolphins, whales and other cetaceans in waters off Taiji.
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As Reported in Japan Today
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