Sea Shepherd Calls for Removal of Giam Choo-Hoo from CITES Committee
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has called for and demanded the immediate removal of Dr. Giam Choo-Hoo from the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Dr. Choo-Hoo is the Asian delegate on the CITES Animal Committee. Sea Shepherd accuses him of being a representative of the shark fin industry.
Captain Paul Watson has sent a letter to CITES and many other animal protection groups stating, “Sea Shepherd has initiated a campaign to bring the activities of Dr. Giam and CITES lack of a conflict of interest provisos to the world and this campaign will not cease until these issues are addressed.”
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