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Jeff Hansen, Co-Director of Sea Shepherd Australia, is surrounded by a sea of defense lawyers during his testimony in the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in Seattle, Washington on November 6, 2013. Japanese whalers, researchers and other Japanese seafood business leaders ‚?? including The Institute of Cetacean Research, Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha, Ltd., Tomoyuki Ogawa, Toshiyuki Miura and Hiroyuki Komura accuse the Sea Shepherd ships of disrupting their whale hunt in the Southern Ocean thereby violating an injunction they brought up against him issued by the court in December 2012. (copyright Karen Ducey/