VPD seeks public help in identifying vandals who targeted furs stores

By NEAL HALL VANCOUVER SUN June 6, 2012 VANCOUVER – Vancouver police released a surveillance video today showing two people throwing red paint on the windows of a Vancouver fur store last month. The vandals are believed to have targeted two other Vancouver fur stores recently. Police are hoping the public will recognize the two …

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Vancouver police seek tips on vandals who tossed red paint at three furrier stores

(video) By IAN AUSTIN The Province June 6, 2012 The Vancouver Police Wednesday released surveillance video from several Vancouver furriers in a bid to nab apparent activists who pelted the stores with red paint.Snowflake Furs, Pappas Furs and Speiser Furs all had red paint hurled at their premises – a common tactic used by animal …

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Fur Farmers Release Guide to Preparing for ALF Raid

Historically, June is the beginning of “fur farm raiding season”, when mink born in March mature to a state where they can be liberated. To prepare, the Fur Commission USA is distributing a two-page document titled “Trespass Season Is Coming. Are You Ready?”, to help mink farmers prepare for possible raids by the Animal Liberation …

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Schneier on Security

A blog covering security and security technology. Laptop Security while Crossing Borders Last year, I wrote about the increasing propensity for governments, including the U.S. and Great Britain, to search the contents of people’s laptops at customs. What we know is still based on anecdote, as no country has clarified the rules about what their …

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April/May E-Newsletter 2012

Breaking News Animal Liberation Front Targets Multiple Vancouver Fur Shops May 23 On the night of May 21st four Vancouver fur stores were visited by the ALF. Capilano Furs, Speiser Furs, Snowflake Furs and Pappas Furs were covered in red paint to remind the public of the innocent blood spilled every day in the vicious …

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More “Homeland Security” Repression Against Activists

May 25, 2012 Canadian Border Another report of activist harassment at the border just in. “I was denied entry into Canada yesterday after arrival. The Canadian Border Security Agency interrogated me for over an hour about my past and also about animal rights organizations they had information I was a member of a particular animal …

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Animal w-activists

North Shore News May 25, 2012THE red paint bombing of several Lower Mainland businesses to draw attention to the practices involved in the fur trade is attention getting but ultimately defeats the purpose of the animal rights activists behind it. Tossing buckets of red paint at store windows or spraying a truck outside the home-based …

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Fire Destroys Building at Iowa Animal Auction

Investigators say there was a “good possibility” the fire was caused by a discarded cigarette. In the past month, buildings at several Midwest animal abuse targets have also gone up in flames, including a rodeo training facility, mink farm, and dairy farm. Four of them have been ruled arson. Watch the video of the burning …

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Animal rights activists attack Vancouver fur stores

By Jeff Green The Province May 24, 2012A campaign against the fur industry has been brought to the front lawns of Vancouver shop owners.Vancouver Police and the RCMP are searching for the vandals who coated red paint on four fur stores: three in Vancouver and one in North Vancouver. An animal rights extremist group called …

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Animal rights activists hit several Vancouver-area fur stores Red paint a reminder of ‘innocent blood spilled in vicious trade’

By Kim Pemberton Vancouver Sun May 23, 2012Four Vancouver fur stores have been targeted by the Animal Liberation Front, an extreme animal rights group willing to resort to illegal activities like vandalism and arson. On Monday buckets of red paint were splashed on windows and signs at Capilano Furs, Speiser Furs, Snowflake Canada and Pappas …

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Years After Visits by ALF, Fur Farms in Minnesota and Maryland are Confirmed Closed

We are happy to pass along that the Gunnink Fox Farm (Chandler, MN) and Parsons Mink Ranch (Salisbury, MD) have both been confirmed as closed. One was raided twice by anonymous activists, and at least two of the actions were claimed by the Animal Liberation Front. The report states that the remaining sheds at Parsons …

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Animal Liberation Prisoner Jordan Halliday on Grand Jury Resistance

To All My Friends, First, I just want to say thank you for all the support. Even a simple post card that says “Thinking of you” can brighten an inmates day. I look forward to making many more friends and also having much correspondence with all of you. I would love to promise a response …

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“Homeland Security” Ramps Up Repression Against Activists

14 May, 2012 Houston Texas If anyone still harbors any doubt about America not being a free country, read the following. An animal liberation activist returning to the US from time off in Mexico had his mobile phone seized by immigration agents after refusing to divulge the lock code to permit access to the phone’s …

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FBI agents serve activist with a subpoena to appear at a grand jury investigating 2008 arson in Santa Cruz, CA

One person in California has been subpoenaed to a grand jury by FBI agents. From the subpoena, it appears the grand jury is investigating a fire set at the home of a UC-Santa Cruz animal researcher in 2008. There was no claim of responsibility for the fire, and there is no evidence activists were responsible. …

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Fifth Midwest barn fire in one month destroys rodeo equipment and training arena

A massive fire destroyed a barn used by a rodeo in southern Illinois last night. The fire consumed the entire building and its contents, which included “expensive” equipment used for an annual rodeo. The was no word from investigators about a possible cause. The destroyed facility east of St Louis used by “Optimist Rodeo”. The …

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