July 27, 2012
When I clicked the news tab for Sea Shepherd on this site, the articles are all about Paul Watson, the president of Sea Shepherd, being arrested and held in Germany for extradition to Costa Rica and jumping bail in Germany because another country, Japan, also requested extradition from Germany. It appears the leader of this group is a wanted man in at least three different countries and is running from the law. His whereabouts are "unknown" at this time. This is not the behavior I expect to see from the leader of a 4 star charity. I will not be donating to Sea Shepherd. I thought Charity Navigator only gave high ratings to reputable organizations, it seems I was wrong. Perhaps you should rethink this one.
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