Category: News Articles

Eco-Terrorist Sentenced for Firebombing

By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Staff March 21, 2012 The FBI announced the sentencing of a fugitive this week of an alleged ecoterrorist who was on the run for more than a decade. Justin Solondz, 32, was a member of a group called The Family, which launched a string of attacks on facilities across the …

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Notorious eco-terrorist sentenced, while FBI continues search for others

March 21, 2012 By: Mark Rockwell Government Security News(Riiiiight….!) One of the members of an infamous eco-terror cell that allegedly burned its way through commercial and educational facilities in the late 1990’s was sentenced to seven years behind bars recently, but the FBI is asking for help in finding three other members who are still …

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Pheasants released from hunting ranch

KMTR News March 16, 2012 Linn County Undersheriff Bruce Riley reports deputies are investigating the illegal release of pheasants from a local hunting ranch. Sometime during the night of March 14, 2012, members claiming to be affiliated with the North American Animal Liberation, say they entered the property located at 40485 Queener Drive Scio, OR. …

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Animal Liberation Front Members Free Pheasants

KEZI Channel 9 By Heather Turner March 16, 2012 SCIO, Ore. — Around 100 pheasants are freed from a Linn County farm, and now members of the Animal Liberation Front claim they’re the ones who did it. In an e-mail to Bite Back magazine, the anonymous group claims it jumped a barbed wire fence Wednesday …

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Animal rights activists take credit for overnight release of pheasants from Linn County ranch

By Kate Mather The Oregonian A group claiming to be the Animal Liberation Front took responsibility for an overnight release of nearly 100 pheasants from a ranch in Scio, an incident Linn County investigators called a “form of domestic terrorism.” Between 75 and 100 Chinese ring-necked pheasants were let loose from a pen at the …

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Animal rights activists claim responsibility for missing pheasants on Scio farm

March 16, 2012 Statesman-Journal by Denise RuttanAnimal rights activists have claimed responsibility for breaking into a pheasant-breeding farm in rural Scio late at night this week. In an email distributed to area media outlets including the Statesman Journal, the publication Bite Back magazine at www.directaction.info said it received “an anonymous claim of responsibility” for the …

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When Extreme Animal Rights Activists Attack

Lawmakers, researchers, and peaceful activists all say they deplore violence committed in the name of animal rights. But laws that may label some protesters as “domestic terrorists” are upsetting activists.By Sue Russell March 16, 2010 Miller-McCune This is the third of several stories exploring the contentious relationship between the scientific community, which insists animal research …

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Sentencing Friday for firebomb maker in 2001 UW arson

Prosecutors and defense attorneys are recommending Justin Solondz, 32, be sentenced to seven years in a federal penitentiary and pay more than $6 million in restitution in connection with the firebombing of the University of Washington’s Center for Urban Horticulture. By Mike Carter Seattle Times staff reporter March 14, 2012 In the seven years since …

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Animal activists’ attack labelled ‘industrial sabotage’

Christopher Knaus March 13, 2012 The Age (Australia) A raid on a Canberra battery hen farm by animal activists overnight has been labelled ‘‘one of the worst examples of industrial sabotage in Australia’’ by an industry body, which has claimed the attack puts the lives of the facility’s 30,000 hens at risk. Activists forced entry …

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Animal Rights Extremist Camille Marino Calls for Violence

By Leah Nelson Southern Poverty Law Center Spring Issue, 2012 In the wee hours of March 7, 2009, David Jentsch was startled out of his sleep by the sound of an explosion. The UCLA professor ran outside to find his car engulfed in flames. The fire quickly spread to a nearby tree before firefighters were …

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Animal-rights activist ordered to scrub online criticism of Detroit researcher who uses dogs

Associated Press March 7, 2012 A Florida animal-rights activist accused of threatening a Detroit researcher has been ordered to scrub any online rants about him or possibly face jail. Donal O’Leary of Wayne State University has a personal-protection order against Camille Marino of Wildwood, Fla. But his lawyer says the order has been violated with …

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Animal rights activist accused of writing blog posts calling for death of Wayne State researcher

Detroit Free Press March 7, 2012Wayne State University professor Donal O’Leary should die, the blog post says — and not a quick death. It should be drawn out and painful, with no warning that it was coming. The blog postings on the site “Negotiation is Over” are accompanied by the home address of and other …

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Animal rights advocate told to scrub website of threats against WSU prof

By Kim Kozlowski The Detroit News March 7, 2012A Wayne Circuit Court Judge on Wednesday ordered an animal rights activist to scrub her social media sites of any threatening statements about a Wayne State University professor who does research that involves animals. Judge Susan L. Hubbard told Camille Marino that she could return to her …

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FBI Seeks Help Finding ‘Eco-terrorists’ Who Firebombed Feed Trucks

By Alyssa Newcomb Feb 25, 2012 4:44pm ABC NewsThe FBI is asking the public for help in identifying a group of “eco-terror  criminals”  who took responsibility for destroying 14 trucks at a ranch owned by California’s largest beef producer in January. During the early morning hours on Jan. 8, 2012, a group of animal liberation …

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New Information in Earth Liberation Front Prosecution

by Will Potter Green is the New Red February 24, 2012 Animal rights activist David Agranoff has agreed to cooperate with government as part of a plea agreement related to Earth Liberation Front crimes in Bloomington, Indiana, more than 10 years ago. The prosecution is related to an April 30, 2000 arson in Bloomington, Indiana, …

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