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Paul Watson, Founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, is surrounded by media as he leaves the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in Seattle, Washington on November 6, 2013. Watson. Watson testified he and his organization did not violate a court injunction ordering them to stay over 500 yards away from Japanese whaling vessels during the last Southern Ocean anti-whaling campaign.  The Institute of Cetacean Research, Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha, Ltd., Tomoyuki Ogawa, Toshiyuki Miura and Hiroyuki Komura accuse the sea Shepherd vessels of interfering in their annual whale hunt. (copyright Karen Ducey/