The most scary comments must come from the Danish delegation in their defence of the practice of feeding tourists with whales meant for aboriginal people.
As reported by Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Denmark’s envoy Ole Samsing said that Greenland had a longstanding “non-racial” policy of not prohibiting ethnic groups from eating whale. He also rejected charges that the hunt of the ocean mammals was inhumane.
“There are no rules and regulation within the IWC as to the humanity of the hunt in aboriginal society. If you can catch a whale with a baseball bat, then you are allowed to do that,” he said.
So, it seems that the next advertising campaign for Greenland tourism could be,
Come to Greenland, we don’t discriminate – You too can eat whale beaten to death with a baseball bat