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A legal battle between Australia and Japan over Japan’s whaling programme will be heard by the United Nation’s highest court in a few weeks.
 
On June 26th , the International Court of Justice will begin public hearings as Australia’s government bids to stop Japan’s whale hunts in Antarctica on the grounds that the hunts, which Japan calls scientific research, put the nation in breach of international conventions.

The hearings will start in June in The Hague, in the Netherlands, the court said in a statement on Thursday.