animal rights/liberation

animal rights/liberation

SHAC TAKES THE FLAK: FLIMSY PRETEXT FOR COUNTRY-WIDE ARRESTS OF ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

4.5.07
In yet another hammerblow aimed at the animal rights movement, police made 32 arrests across the UK in the early hours of Tuesday morning in 'Operation Achilles'. Assistant Chief Constable Adrian Leppard of Kent Police says the arrests are "one of the largest, if not the largest, police operation that has targeted animal extremism in the UK." Three properties were also searched in Belgium and the Netherlands.

McDonalds vegan protest picnic

On the 30th March Animal Rights campaigners protested inside the McDonalds restaurant in the city centre of Cambridge, the protesters were dressed as cows and ate food that does not contain animal products. They held a banner and distributed leaflets. The event fell within Animal Aid’s veggie month and aimed to highlight the issues associated with the consumption of meat, eggs, and dairy products.

Invitation to the Biovision 2007 counter-summit

This message is adressed to all people in Europe who want to resist actively GMO’s, cloning, nano-technologies, biometrics, DNA registration, industrial experiments upon animals, BioPatent and more generally agrochemical multinational policy.

McLibel: Human Rights Victory Anniversary Demo, Nottingham

McLibel anniversary demo 07To celebrate the McLibel Human Rights Victory Anniversary, there was a small demo on Thursday 15th February, 5pm - 6pm at Exchange Walk, Nottingham

Antarctica: Sea Shepherd Ship Holed during Collision with Whaling Ship

Farley Mowat holed12.02.2007

The Sea Shepherd ship, Robert Hunter, has been holed in its starboard bow, and its port stern section above the waterline, during a collision with the whale spotter ship Kaiko Maru , according to Sea Shepherd's president Paul Watson. No injuries have been incurred by crew on both ships, and neither ship is in danger of sinking. A pod of whales being chased by the Japanese ship escaped.

Sea Shepherd Engages Japanese Whalers

Sea Shepherd pirate flagFebruary 9th, 2007 0830 Hours. (Auckland N.Z. time)

The Sea Shepherd ships Farley Mowat and the Robert Hunter have been engaged in a confrontation with the Japanese Whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru since 0530 Hours this morning.

UNIVERSITY, RESEARCH INSTITUTE TARGETED BY ANTI-VIVISECTION ACTIVISTS

anonymous communique:

"Aberystwyth University and the Institute of Grasslands and Environmental Research (IGER) carry out cruel and pointless tests on animals.

Welsh activists have therefore been busy with the follwing actions to try and persuade them they should end their involvement with animal testing altogether.

LATE NIGHT VISITS FOR NOVARTIS, ASTELLAS EMPLOYEES

received anonymously:

"Saturday the 13th January was unlucky for some. The ALF were out in the dead of night visiting the homes of those who profit from animal abuse at HLS.

Astellas PA Margaret McQuillan, 22 Triggs Close, Woking, Surrey GU22

100 CHICKENS FIND NEW HOMES

anonymous report:

"december 31st , 100 chickens liberated from farm in south east of england all now in good homes , untill all are free alf"

GAGGED! #15 - South Wales Anarchist Newsletter

GAGGED! #15 Jan/Feb 07 anti-copyright
South Wales Anarchist Newsletter • southwalesanarchists.org • PO Box 70, Newport NP20 5XX
Much prettier here (with pics etc) on pdf -  http://lists.riseup.net/www/d_read/gagged/gagged15.pdf

Sea Shepherd flagship now running as a Pirate

Farley Mowat pirate ship

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society flagship Farley Mowat is now officially a pirate vessel. The ship cleared Australian Customs in Hobart, Tasmania, on December 29th, 2006, only hours before the nation of Belize struck our flag. The Farley Mowat has no home port and can be siezed and sunk by any navy.

CHICKEN FARM RAIDED, 22 CHICKS FREED

Click here for pictures from the rescue.
View video here: http://www.sarconline.co.uk/tv

anonymous communique:

"0100hrs, 03/11/2006, Fovant Down, Wiltshire.

GREYHOUND TRACK DAUBED IN PAINT

reported anonymously:

"Portsmouth Greyhound stadium has been treated to a new paint job. Slogans such as 'ALF' and 'You bet they die" were daubed in red paint on the outer perimeter fencing to draw attention to the local people about what is going on inside that hell hole.

CHICKEN FARM CLOSED BY ALF

reported by activists in the UK:

"John Parkers Poultry in Hampshire has finally closed after a sustained campaign of direct action. The actions taken included:

08/03/06 - 50 hens liberated
04/10/03 - 1024 hens liberated.