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Environmental activists from the Sea Shepherd group said Friday they had "liberated" some 800 bluefin tuna that had been caught by what they described as poachers and were being towed by two fishing vessels off the coast of Libya.
Five scuba divers on Thursday afternoon cut open a circular holding net filled with fish below legal weight and caught after the fishing season closed, Sea Shepherd said in a press release.
The operation was carried out 42 miles (68 kilometres) off the coast of north Africa in waters claimed by Libya, according to the release.
The net was being towed by two boats, the Italian vessel Cesare Rustico and the Libyan vessel Tagreft, it said.
"Sea Shepherd is convinced that this catch was caught after June 14 and they hold the position that this operation by these two vessels was illegal," the statement said.
Activists on the Sea Shepherd vessel Steve Irwin rejected claims by the captain of the Libyan vessel that the fish had been caught three days earlier.
The divers took pictures of their action and posted them on the organisation's website (www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-100617-1.html).
Bluefin tuna have become a major source of controversy. Highly prized in Japan for consumption in sushi, their numbers have fallen dangerously low in the Mediterranean and east Atlantic, say green groups.
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Josh Heller and I decided that this Berlusconi-hit-in-the-face story had so much potential we should do a joint investigation. Josh took the angle of Italian douchebag punched in the face. I'll be focusing a little less on Jersey Shore.
The basic news of it is this (From The Guardian): A man with a history of mental instability (though he claims that wasn't a factor) hit the Italian PM in the face with a small replica of a Milan cathedral. Berlusconi's nose was fractured and two of his teeth broken.
According to the attacker, Berlusconi said right afterwards: "There is a climate of hatred. I expected this to happen."
Unsurprising given that Italy and many other European nations just celebrated No B Day: a protest dedicated solely to the Italian Prime Minister himself. (I was going to link you to the NoBerlusconiDay.org site but it's down; maybe it's also been taken down by Italian authorities.)
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There seems to be a huge groundswell of anti-Berlusconi opinion building - but could the unflappable master of Italian politics and media swing this his way?
Back to The Guardian - what's next for Berlusconi and Italy?
Professor James Walston, of the American University of Rome, said: "The difficulty for the opposition now will be to separate personal sympathy for someone who has had his faced smashed in from institutional antipathy towards what it is Berlusconi stands for."
He added: "The attack has had an immediate sympathy-generating effect and it could – but this is not yet clear – help his people to bounce legislation through parliament to change the relationship between the judiciary and the executive."
Among other questions still to be answered is whether the legendarily image-conscious Berlusconi, who has had a hair transplant and a facelift, would seek to disguise his injuries or flaunt the scars as evidence of the alleged savagery of his opponents.
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“Be Italian,” sings Fergie in one of the scarce memorable moments of “Nine,” based in the 1982 musical by Arthur Kopit and Maury Yeston which was based on Federico Fellini’s masterpiece “8½.” It’s a plea that falls on deaf ears. “Nine” is not Italian enough. It lacks a charismatic central figure (Marcello Mastroianni in “ 8½,” Raúl Juliá and Antonio Banderas in the original stage production). It is not daring enough, not passionate enough. “Nine” is too bland. Worst yet, “Nine” feels like a photocopy of a photocopy of an original. Which, actually, it is.
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