Crew Attacked and Arrested
Sea Shepherd Director Dr. Jerry Vlasak gets bloody nose from being hit in the face by a sealer
Sea Shepherd volunteer and Harpseals.org Founder Ian Robichaud takes a pictures as he is being hit with a hak-a-pik
Farley Mowat Update by Captain Paul Watson
1520 Hours AST
The Farley Mowat is under attack.
11 crewmembers have been arrested by the Mounted Police for taking pictures of sealers. They were arrested after 8 sealers physically assaulted 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers on the ice with hak-a-piks and clubs.
The sealers were from the sealing ship the Brady Mariner out of Newfoundland.
The Canadian Coast Guard ship on the scene is the Amundsen.
The 11 Crew In Custody are:
Colin Biroc - American
Andre Casanave - American
Alex Cornelissen - Dutch
Laura Dakin - Australian
Ian Fritz - American
Ryan Goyette - American
Peter Hammarstedt - Swedish
Matthew Schwartz - American
Lisa Shalom - Canadian - assaulted
Megan Southern - American
Jerry Vlasak - American - assaulted
Other Crew Assaulted:
Jon Batchlor - American - assaulted
Lisa Moises - German - assaulted
Ian Robichaud - American - assaulted
Jonny Vasic - American - assaulted