July E-Newsletter 2012

Recent News Articles Animal Liberation Front Actions Heat Up; Will Underground Activism Make a Comeback? As observed in this week’s feature story, the underground movement that produced the infamous 2001 arson at the University of Washington largely fell apart afterward. Its members dispersed amid squabbles and a backlash from law enforcement. But that doesn’t mean …

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Animal Liberation Front Actions Heat Up; Will Underground Activism Make a Comeback?

Seattle Weekly By Nina Shapiro Jun. 26 2012 As observed in this week’s feature story, the underground movement that produced the infamous 2001 arson at the University of Washington largely fell apart afterward. Its members dispersed amid squabbles and a backlash from law enforcement. But that doesn’t mean radical activism is completely dead. The Animal …

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Hundreds of Bluefin Tuna Released in Croatia

12 July 2012 The Black Fish news release: “On Sunday a diving team of The Black Fish successfully released hundreds of bluefin tuna back into the Adriatic Sea from cages at a fish farm near the island of Ugljan, Croatia. The action is marking the start of a new campaign to highlight the lucrative trade …

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Namibia: Kudu Kills Man in Self-Defence

Repost from AllAfrica.com Full article MURURANI – A 44-year-old man was killed by a kudu that he was trying to kill with an axe at Mururani village, south of Rundu, on Saturday. The man had caught the kudu in a wire trap. Police Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton said the deceased was identified as Johannes Wihinda, …

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UCLA Vivisector Lynn Fairbanks Targeted by Animal Liberation Front

For Immediate Release July 12, 2006 UCLA Vivisector Lynn Fairbanks Targeted by Animal Liberation Front Los Angeles: In a communiqué received today, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) took credit for an attack at the home of UCLA primate vivisector Lynn Fairbanks. An incendiary device was reportedly left on her porch, although it was not confirmed …

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June E-Newsletter 2012

Breaking News Busted: Pro-Animal Research Group Americans for Medical Progress Following Activists on Twitter June 07 They are currently using the Twitter name “Vegwashington” to follow over two-dozen activists. View the Twitter profile, then see who they are following here. Fur Farmers Release Guide to Preparing for ALF Raid June 05 Historically, June is the …

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Snitch Briana Waters Sentenced to 4 Years

Seattle Weekly By Nina Shapiro Jun. 22, 2012 UPDATE: Waters was sentenced this morning to four years in prison. Seven years ago, Briana Waters’ attorney stood in front of a jury and aggressively defended his client as the victim of a wrongful and malicious persecution. Waters, attorney Robert Bloom said, was “completely innocent”–involved in neither …

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FBI Document Reveals Unreported 2008 Mink Release in Utah

Animal Liberation Frontline June 13, 2012 One of the many documents made pubic in the Alex Hall and William Viehl case revealed a previously unknown action that was apparently the work of animal liberators: Sometime in August, 2008, persons unknown opened 15 pens and released 114 mink from a mink farm in South Jordan, Utah. …

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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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