Eco-saboteur from Vancouver gets 5-year federal prison sentence in Oregon court

Rebecca Rubin Rubin pleaded guilty last October to arson, attempted arson and conspiracy to commit arson in Oregon, Colorado and California as part of the underground Earth Liberation Front and Animal Liberation Front. Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — A Canadian woman who admitted taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings has been sentenced to five years in …

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Vegan Angela Davis Connects Human and Animal Liberation

“The food we eat masks so much cruelty”… by JON HOCHSCHARTNER Counterpunch While Angela Davis is well known for her progressive perspectives on race, gender, and class, less well known are her views on species, which are quite forward-thinking. The great socialist scholar, it might surprise some to hear, does not consume animal products. “I …

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Largest fox farm in U.S. named as target of “burglary tool” conspiracy

by Peter Young AnimalLiberationFrontline Prosecutors name the Aeschleman fox farm as the intended “burglary target” of Kevin Olliff and Tyler Lang. Since the arrest of Kevin Olliff and Tyler Lang for “possession of burglary tools,” one thing was suspiciously missing from the prosecution’s case: A target. At no point was the intended “burglary” target named, …

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U.S. court demands stiff sentence for ‘eco-terrorist’ Rebecca Rubin

Rebecca Rubin, a North Vancouver animal rights activist guilty of several arsons, should get a stiff prison sentence to dissuade those who consider her a hero, the U.S. government says By: Sandro Contenta TheStar.com (Canada) A North Vancouver animal rights activist guilty of several arsons should get a stiff prison sentence to dissuade those who …

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Activist Kevin Oliff Sentenced to 2.5 Years for Wire Cutters

by Peter Young AnimalLiberationFrontline Kevin Olliff receives 30 month sentence for possessing fur farm “burglary tools”. Tuesday, Kevin Olliff accepted a plea deal and was sentenced to 2.5 years in Illinois prison. The only allegation against him was possessing tools the prosecution claimed were intended to be used to “burglarize” a fox farm. With credit …

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Josh Eldridge on Animal Liberation

What’s In A Name Anyway? Would you consider Martin Luther King Jr. a terrorist? How about Mohandas Gandhi? Maybe the Suffragettes or those who participated in the Boston Tea Party? Those Salvation Army workers always seemed like a bunch of no-good terrorists to me. Obviously, I’m being facetious but the point is very simple. Why …

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Walter Bond: The Roots Of Compassion

According to the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition the definition of the word “compassion” is: “Sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it”. Very well, by the definition thus given we see right off the bat that compassion is more than just a feeling, or a pretentious connection with others’ pain. …

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Texas Rhino hunt auction winner fears for safety

[Press Office note: The Namibian newspaper has reported that its website and the website of a travel company in Namibia were targeted by the hacktivist network Anonymous in protest of a decision by the government of Namibia to allow the hunting of endangered black rhinos.] Associated Press DALLAS — A North Texas man who paid …

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January 26th- Send a Card for Marie’s 52nd Birthday

http://supportmariemason.org/ Marie Mason’s birthday is January 26. Please send her a card and brighten her day! She loves to get mail from supporters and can receive mail from anyone — although she is limited in how many people she can write back. Some ideas include:  * Photos of the wild you find inspiring * Poetry …

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Read two FBI search warrants seeking evidence in mink farm raids.

When anonymous activists shut down a Colorado mink farm last month, it was no surprise that no one was caught. In over 30 years of Animal Liberation Front raids, there have been fewer than 40 arrests for nearly 1,500 actions. That doesn’t mean the FBI doesn’t try. Two weeks ago, the FBI raided a home …

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Yourofsky – One Of The Righteous Among the Nations

By Eyal Megged The Haaretz January 3, 2014 The Righteous Among the Nations, those saintly non-Jews who are presented as role models for every Jewish child around here, were fanatical people who performed fanatical acts. The decision to save persons and families right under the Nazis’ noses in occupied Europe was not just an extreme fanatical …

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Fred Coulston, still dead (Primate Freedom Project)

It’s been years. Eleven years actually. And it’s how people are remembered. Eleven years ago some of the horror at Alamogordo was ending. Despite years and years of animal cruelty violations, the USDA finally closed the infamous Coulston laboratory where unspeakable cruelty was inflicted on our closest relative, the chimpanzee. We’ve all heard about the …

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Japanese govt’s websites hacked by Anonymous over dolphin hunt

Japanese government’s websites, including the ones of the prime minister’s office, Taji, Wakayama Prefecture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, have been cyber attacked by Anonymous, a group of “hacktivists” (hacker-activists) who primarily hack websites to bring about social change. “STOP these slaughters IMMEDIATELY, or get ready to …

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Earth Crisis and Liberator to Collaborate on New Comic Series

Press Office Note: Liberator is a revolutionary comic series about animal liberation, written by Matt Miner. We have seen Liberator blossom into a new and creative medium to reach other audiences (outside of preaching to the choir) about the importance of animal liberation and those who risk their freedom behind the mask to free others. …

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FBI Raids San Diego House Over Mink Farm Raids

By Animal Liberation Frontline First known house raid in connection with last summer’s Animal Liberation Front fur farm campaign. The following is a report of a house that was raided this week in San Diego, apparently in connection with the recent wave of mink releases. Since July, anonymous activists have raided 10 fur farms in …

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