Australia opens case at world court urging judges to halt Japanese whaling in Antarctic waters

  • by: MIKE CORDER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2013 - 7:05 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Japan's annual whale hunt is a commercial slaughter of marine mammals dressed up as science, Australian lawyers argued Wednesday as they urged the United Nations' highest court to ban the hunt in the waters around Antarctica.

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