June 2015 E-Newsletter

Direct Action of the Month


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May 25, 2015 – Brazil

According to an anonymous report received by Eco-Resistência, the ALF rescued rabbits from one of the largest suppliers of animals for laboratories in Brazil. Video from the action may be released soon

Featured Articles, Essays and News


E-News-15-06 (3)BERLIN—A neuroscientist who has been the target of animal rights activists says he is giving up on primate research. Nikos Logothetis, a director at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany, says he will conclude his current experiments on macaques “as quickly as possible” and then shift his research to rodent neural networks. In a letter last week to fellow primate researchers, Logothetis cites a lack of support from colleagues and the wider scientific community as key factors in his decision.


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May 12, 2015 – Czech Republic
via: Bite Back magazine
anonymous report:
“8 hens liberated from an intensive farm / hell by human scum / in Czech Republic. All hens have new homes and they can live out the rest of their lives free from fear and suffering.
ALF Czech. Fight real, no social networks !!!”

Animal Liberation Front Guerilla Art Installation by Artist
E-News-15-06 (7)Installed by the Artist surreptitiously at night in a shopping centre, the vinyl letters were affixed quickly. It was removed by the mall 12hrs later. Toronto, Canada

This is the kind of story that warms our hearts here at the Press Office.
“Torero Jiménez Fortes is in serious condition after being gored in the jugular.” Such a shame. Warning: graphic video

– New York, NY – At a hearing today in a New York County Supreme Court in Manhattan, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) argued that chimpanzees Hercules and Leo are “autonomous and self-determining beings” who should be issued an order that releases them from the laboratory where they’re being held at Stony Brook University to Save the Chimps sanctuary in Florida.

E-News-15-06 (4)SOLIDARITY FEST- June 28 in Los Angeles


E-News-15-06 (2)Support for Political Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit of Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, after he was removed from prison for a medical emergency without any notification to his family, friends or lawyers.

UPDATE: Mumia Abu-Jamal Taken from Hospital Back to Prison; Family Limited to One Visit A Week – Via: Democracy Now

E-News-15-06 (5)The International Day of Solidarity
Support Marius Mason
Prisoner Support: More Materials for June 11th Available!
The call for this year’s June 11th–The International Day of Solidarity With Marius Mason, Eric McDavid, & All Longterm Anarchist Political Prisoners–is titled Transition. We encourage everyone to check it out and hope that it will inspire people to hold local events in solidarity with Marius, Eric, and others.

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