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Freighter nails its colours to the mast for human and animal rights

On our way to Koblenz the Rhine is alive with ships. One of the freighters nails its colours to the mast: The Tibetan flag is a peaceful sign of protest against the human rights violations in Tibet according to the German Free Tibet movement and a symbol for an independent Tibet.

However, this captain appears to have a sense of justice which goes beyond the human species:

On the stern two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society flags are flying. This international organisation has made it its mission to protect marine wildlife. Unfortunately we didn’t get a chance to sign on and travel with him for a while 😉

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