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Free Lolita Update 116

Lolita Update #116
International Day of Protest May 15
April 20, 2010




Lolita protest logo by Lauren Kimball


Please come to one of our many peaceful international protest events, which be held around the world on Saturday, May 15, 2010, for Lolita's retirement:

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: Niki Gianni
1-3 PM at the Watertower at Chicago and Michigan Ave
Call or email Niki for further information
Nikilotyl@sbcglobal.net
Please bring or make a poster, if you can (if not we'll have some on hand)
Leaflets will be provided. This demo will run rain or shine.

MIAMI, FLORIDA: Shelby Proie
12-2 PM in front of the Miami Seaquarium
shelby@savelolita.com
Pleae bring or make a poster, if you can (if not we'll have some on hand) Leaflets will be provided. This demo will run rain or shine.

KEY WEST, FLORIDA: Kathy Watkins
12-2pm in Mallory Square
kathy.watkins@comcast.net

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Hailey Bleau
10AM-12PM outside of Seaworld San Diego
hailey_bleau@yahoo.com

PORTLAND, OREGON: Rae Marie Wilson
12-2PM at Waterfront Park at Saturday Market
Raemarie.wilson@comcast.net

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA: Wendy Cooke
12-2pm from the Berkeley Marina to Civic Center Park
withoutmethereisnou@yahoo.com or
myspace.com/withoutmethereisnoyou

PITTSBURGH, PA: Amanda Young-Comstock
12:00pm - 2:00pm at Point State Park
amndayoung@gmail.com or facebook Amanda Young-Comstock

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Ingrid van Dam
11:45 at the train station to walk towards the USA ambassader to demonstrate until 2, and hand out flyers until 4.
snowyziggy@gmail.com

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Gwen Williams
1pm to 2pm at Federation Square
asuka.12@hotmail.com

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON: Pat Rasmussen
10 AM to 2 PM at Water Street, across from Traditions Café
patr@crcwnet.com

TORONTO, CANADA: Bob Timmons
Ocean Activists United:
1pm to 3pm at Yonge-Dundas Square
timmons.animal.artist@gmail.com

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA: Robyn Price
11am to 1pm at Central Train Station
Corner of Edward and Ann streets
mokie485@optusnet.com.au

BONITA BEACH, FLORIDA: Blakeleigh McEwan
12-2PM at Bonita Beach
blakeleigh.mcewan@gmail.com

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Diana Comstock
12-1PM at Westlake Park Downtown Seattle
Corner of 4th and Pine St. by the fountain
dianacomstock@gmail.com

ALBANY, NEW YORK: Jessica Ryle
Note: Sunday, May 16th
12pm - 3pm at Capitol Building Lawn
Corner of State St and Eagle St
adkanimalrights@gmail.com

SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Candace Gee
12-2PM corner of Marina Jacks near the Huge Sailor Statue.
Candace Gee on facebook
Please bring your own signs : )

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Tetiana Demchuk
12 -17 pm, downtown (to be confirmed)
tdemchuk@hotmail.com or Tania Demchuk on facebook
Please bring signs.

TOLEDO, OHIO: Amber Sadowski
12-1:30PM at 647 dearborn Ave.
lilamber411@gmail.com

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Kim Flaherty
12 - 2 pm at Pier 39, near Embarcadero and Stockton St.
kflaherty@pacbell.net

PS: If you attend please be sure to take photos!! [:)]
**MORE LOCATIONS TO BE ADDED SOON**





We'll have more on the Congressional hearing and the OSHA investigation and other developments in coming days and weeks. Meantime here's a sample:

Marine parks under new scrutiny

Orlando Sun-Sentinel:
Congress schedules hearing on marine mammals in captivity
Prompted by the recent death of a SeaWorld trainer, a Congressional committee will hold hearings April 27 that may lead to greater oversight.
USA Today:
Orcas and trainers under OSHA scrutiny
The Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is scrutinizing interactions between killer whales and their trainers as its investigators probe the February attack that killed SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau.
Vancouver Sun: (Webmaster Note: Original Article was removed so this is a copy that was posted in the The Victoria Times Colonist newspaper)
'Darth Vader of dolphins' to release 17 bottlenose
"But I have decided to release the remaining animals back to the wild. It's driven by the incident with Tillikum and I'm disillusioned with the industry," said Porter, who splits his time between Victoria and the Solomon Islands.
The Cove: Taiji Dolphin Slaughter Film Wins Best Documentary Oscar
LOS ANGELES, California, March 8, 2010 (ENS) - "The Cove," an American film documenting the annual killing of dolphins in a cove near the Japanese village of Taiji, was awarded an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature Sunday night by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.





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