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Encyclopedia > Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group

The Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group (ALFSG) is an organization that provides moral and financial support to people imprisoned for breaking the law in the name of animal rights, in particular Animal Liberation Front activists. The ALFSG was originally set up in the United Kingdom, but there are now several branches in different countries, working independently of each other. The Great Ape Project is campaigning for a Declaration on Great Apes. ... Beagles removed by British ALF activists from a testing laboratory owned by Boots the Chemists. ...


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Beagles removed by British ALF activists from a testing laboratory owned by Boots the Chemists. ... Barry Horne was an animal rights activist who died in Worcester hospital in the UK on 5 Nov 2001 following a series of hunger strikes made in protest. ... Filmed by PETA, Covance primate-testing lab, Vienna, Virginia, 2004-5. ... Anaesthetised rat in a stereotaxic restraining device about to undergo brain surgery. ... A monkey inside Huntingdon Life Sciences in the United States [1] Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) is an international animal-rights campaign against Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), Europes largest contract animal-testing laboratory, which is based in Huntingdon and Occold, England, and New Jersey in the United States. ... People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world. ... GANDALF was an acronym (Green Anarchist aND ALF) for the UK trial of the editors of Green Anarchist magazine as well as 2 prominent supporters of the Animal Liberation Front and Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group. ... Keith Mann is a British animal-rights campaigner, believed to be a senior Animal Liberation Front activist. ...

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Animal Liberation Front - dKosopedia (807 words)
The ALF were originally formed in the UK during the 1970s by animal rights activist Ronnie Lee, who had previously been involved with a group called The Band of Mercy as well as the Hunt Saboteurs Association.
The Earth Liberation Front (ELF), a separate but related group, took responsibility for an arson attack on a mink research lab in Anthony Hall on the campus of Michigan State University on New Year's Eve (December) of 1999.
A breakaway group from the ALF naming itself the Justice Department was believed to have been responsible for the sending of a number of letter bombs to individuals involved in fox hunting, the fur trade or vivisectors.
Animal Liberation Front - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2563 words)
The Animal Liberation Front (ALF) is a name used internationally by animal-rights activists who engage in direct action on behalf of animals, or in protest at the animal-testing (vivisection), fur, meat, egg, or dairy industries.
In 1965, the group was re-created, this time called the Hunt Saboteurs Assocation, which laid false scents, blew hunting horns to send the hounds in the wrong direction, set off smoke bombs, and lay down between the hunters and the fox.
Early ALF covert operations tended to centre on the removal, or liberation, of animals from vivisection laboratories.
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