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Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

Spain: Animal Liberation Front Targets the Running of the Bulls

from Bite Back The Animal Liberation Front has claimed responsibility for an arson and sabotage targeting facilities in Iruña/Pamplona that will be used during the festival of San Fermin. During the night of June 6-7, a forklift was set on fire, anti-bullfighting messages painted and other damage caused inside the ‘Corrales del Gas,’ enclosures...
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BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Dzawada’enuxw leaders outside BC Supreme Court in Vancouver. Photo courtesy Lindsey Mae Willie The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet filed a claim of Aboriginal title in British Columbia’s Supreme Court that affects ten fish farms in their traditional territory that they say are operating without their consent. “We have...
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Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

Mountain Gorilla Population in Africa Rises Above 1,000

by Damian Carrington / The Guardian The rise in mountain gorilla numbers is a success for intensive conservation work in a troubled region. Photograph: Brent Stirton/WWF It is one of the most recognisable animals in the world and one of the most endangered, but a new census reveals the surviving mountain gorilla population has now...
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Japan Slaughtered Over 120 Pregnant Whales in Annual Antarctica Summer Hunt

Japan Slaughtered Over 120 Pregnant Whales in Annual Antarctica Summer Hunt

by Brendan Cole / Newsweek Japan: Aerial footage released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society show three dead minke whales on the deck of the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru as it sailed in the Southern Ocean. Photo from 2014. The group said it had information that a fourth whale had also been killed....
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Grizzly Bear Hunting Approved in Wyoming for First Time in 43 Years

Grizzly Bear Hunting Approved in Wyoming for First Time in 43 Years

by Samuel Osborne / The Independent State wildlife officials have approved Wyoming‘s first grizzly bear hunt in 44 years. The decision allows hunters to shoot and kill as many as 22 grizzlies in total in a wide area to the east and south of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. It comes after the Trump administration decided to de-list the animal as...
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Germany: Animal Rights Group Brings Down “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia

Germany: Animal Rights Group Brings Down “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia

from Hambach Forest “Environmental” Minister of North Rhine Westphalia, Christina Schulze Föcking has just been forced to resign over a shit-storm of a scandal having to do with severe animal abuse recorded by animal rights activists who broke into her family pig farm(run by her husband) at night. A little background that is excellent also...
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Sweden: Eighteen Hens Liberated

Sweden: Eighteen Hens Liberated

from Bite Back anonymous report: “18 caged hens were liberated from an animal factory in Södermanland, Sweden. On this sunny day, they will feel the grass under their feet and the sun bathe their backs for the first time.”
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England: Anti-Hunt Activists Expose Cruelty to Fox Cubs

England: Anti-Hunt Activists Expose Cruelty to Fox Cubs

from BBC Secret footage was taken of the South Herefordshire Hunt’s kennels. Photo from bbc.com. Five people are to be charged with animal cruelty offences after the BBC broadcast pictures appearing to show fox cubs being taken into a kennel of hunting hounds. The police investigation began after anti-hunting activists installed hidden cameras at...
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Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies for Investigation and Rescue That Led to Punishment of a Utah Turkey Farm

Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies for Investigation and Rescue That Led to Punishment of a Utah Turkey Farm

by Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept SIX ANIMAL RIGHTS activists are facing felony charges, filed on Wednesday by a Utah prosecutor, stemming from an undercover investigation into abusive conditions on a large turkey farm. The criminal complaint includes two felony theft charges that carry possible prison terms of five years each. The six defendants include Diane Gandee Sordi, 62,...
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Oregon: Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Arguing Animals Have The Right to Sue Their Abusers

Oregon: Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Arguing Animals Have The Right to Sue Their Abusers

by Lauren Lewis / World Animal News Justice, an eight-year-old horse, is a party to a lawsuit filed yesterday against his former abuser to recover the costs of his ongoing medical care and his pain and suffering. Animal Legal Defense Fund is representing Justice, and, if successful, this groundbreaking lawsuit would be the first to...
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US Government Releases Plan to Cull and Slaughter 100,000 Wild Horses and Burros

US Government Releases Plan to Cull and Slaughter 100,000 Wild Horses and Burros

by Natasha Brooks / One Green Planet The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released their plan for the “management,” aka the capture, sale, and slaughter, of American wild horses and burros, and as one might expect from the BLM based on their history, these plans are extreme and dangerous for the survival of these majestic creatures....
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Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

from Bite Back “Three butcher shops, one kebab restaurant , the train station hall and a fur shop were targeted between Friday and Sunday last week in Geneva. After the famous Molard butcher shop and its 15’000 francs damage, it is the turn of two others to find their windows smashed at dawn. One...
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