Workers disembark from a whaling ship at the port of Shimonoseki in western Japan on March 24, 2016. / AFP / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS
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Australia Friday branded Japan's killing of 333 whales "abhorrent", saying there was no scientific justification for the Antarctic hunt.The Japanese fleet set sail for the Southern Ocean in December despite a worldwide moratorium and opposition led by Australia and New Zealand, using a loophole in the ban that allows for lethal research.Japan was forced to abandon its 2014-15 hunt after the International Court of Justice said the expedition was a commercial activity masquerading as research.Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd criticized the Australian and New Zealand governments, saying they had not done enough to stop the whaling.
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