Category Archive: Namibia

Nov 26

25 854 seal pups massacred in Namibia’s lowest “seal harvest”

Windhoek – Namibia’s annual seal harvest will drastically fall short of the set quota this year, “the lowest catch ever”, even as the nation says it is discovering new seal colonies extending into Angolan waters. The Seals Of Nam comments – “These are not new seals. They are the seals that have fled from Cape Cross …

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Nov 20

Hatem Yavuz fok You Too! – Our retort to seal killer

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A Turkish businessman has launched a new fur brand in reaction to criticisms over the killing of thousands of seals, calling it “Hatem Yavuz Fok You.” Hatem Yavuz, who controls 82 percent of the world’s seal fur trade, has been harshly criticized by animal rights organizations and nongovernmental organizations from the West, as around 200,000 …

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Nov 19

Namibian Fisheries Minister Continues to act Illegally

ONE of the main players in Namibia’s horse mackerel fishing sector, Namsov Fishing Enterprises, on Monday waged a courtroom battle with the minister of fisheries and marine resources in an attempt get a bigger fishing quota awarded to it. After hearing oral arguments in an urgent application that Namsov and another horse mackerel fishing rights …

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Nov 13

Namibia seal hunt draws to close as pups evade clubs

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Namibia, the biggest hunter of seals after Canada, licenses right holders to kill the fish-eating mammals during a harvesting season that starts in July, seeking to profit from selling fur and adult male penises, an aphrodisiac in Asia. Namibia’s annual seal harvest is set to be the smallest on record after thousands of the animals …

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Oct 30

Namibia Seal Hunt Facts

While the world appears to have lost interest in the Namibian seal hunt and activists eyes have turned to Taiji, we remind our followers that the brutality of the worlds cruelest mass slaughter is not over yet. Indeed, there are still another two weeks of hell to go for the largest slaughter of wildlife in …

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Jun 02

Namibia – Lies, Ecocide, Sex Tonics and Fraud

Namibia, with its population of roughly 2 million, is a country in Africa that prides itself as having an impressive track record when it comes to conservation. A vast portion of her income is derived from tourism while accolades and awards are touted in order to lure foreigners to holiday there. Glossy magazines promote the …

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May 07

Press release – Namibia tourism comes under fire from seal hunt activists

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Date 7 May 2014 To: All media contacts Subject: Namibia Tourism comes under fire from seal hunt activists In an ongoing campaign against what they call a “barbaric and unnecessary slaughter” the activist organization ‘The Seals of Nam’ took to Twitter on Wednesday evening and reiterated their calls for a boycott against Namibia’s tourism until …

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Nov 25

WTO upholds EU trade ban!

Geneva- Switzerland The World Trade Organization has released it’s findings regarding the 2009 EU ban which forbids the  trade in marine mammal products such as skins, meat and oils from the commercial seal hunts. The ban, which has seen legal challenges from Norway, Canada and Namibia has been upheld. The WTO concluded that although the …

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Nov 24

Shutting down the seal hunt markets

The biggest blow to the sealing industry came in 2009 when the 27 nations of the EU joined the USA and Mexico in instituting a ban on the import of products derived from marine mammals. These products include skins, meat and oils from the commercial seal hunts In 2011, Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan followed up …

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Nov 17

Secrets and Revelations

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Many who read this may have been thinking that we have been rather “quiet” this year in terms of our approach to the Namibian seal hunt. More still will be familiar with the phrase “Loose lips sink ships;” an American English idiom which originated during World War 2.  It cautions against unguarded or idle chatter …

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