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Worldwide anti-dolphin, whale hunt rallies planned

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Anti-whaling activists said Thursday there would be demonstrations in Tokyo and eight other cities around the world this weekend against Japan's hunt. 

File photo shows environmental activists protesting in front of the Japanese embassy in Berlin against the annual slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. Anti-whaling activists say there will be demonstrations in Tokyo and eight other cities around the world this weekend against Japan's hunt.

Protesters are expected to gather in the Japanese capital to call for an end to the annual state-sponsored whaling mission to the Southern Ocean, due to start in the next few weeks, and to the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the town of Taiji.

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