Antivivisection & extremism
Why do charities fund animal research?
21st June 2011
The animal rights group Animal Aid has launched a campaign against medical research charities who fund animal research.
BBC interviews UAR about beagle breeding plans
7th June 2011
Animal rights protestors are targeting the beagle breeding company B&K Universal's plans for modernisation of their site in Grimston.
New government committed to continued crackdown
27th October 2010
Following the sentencing of six animal rights extremists on Monday, the new government made clear that it remains committed to countering criminal activity carried out in the name of animal rights.
The Marks & Spencer bunnies
9th June 2010
Some may have seen the full page advert by the retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S), with pictures of rabbits, proclaiming its commitment not to test cosmetics or household products on animals.
The Animal Protection Party and the UK General Election
4th June 2010
Just over a month has passed since the 2010 General Elections and the resulting Coalition government is beginning to outline their new policies.
Retrial for animal rights activist?
25th March 2010
An animal rights activist who was jailed last year for a firebombing plot against Oxford University in 2006 faces a retrial.
Dialogue is key?
18th February 2010
In a febrile atmosphere, a 'panel discussion' took place on a Californian campus earlier this week between antivivisectionists and research advocates
BUAV student guide economical with the truth
27th January 2010
What is wrong with animal experiments? asks BUAV's new ‘guide for students' and it is a question worth asking.
Ten years old and nothing gained
26th November 2009
The animal rights extremist group SHAC is 10 years old this month. But the activists who fly this flag have nothing to celebrate.
Rock band unleashes violence tirade at UK gig
16th November 2009
We aren't sure if it's because it was Friday the 13th but unlucky Flaming Lips fans were faced with an unpleasant display at a gig in Portsmouth last week.
Infiltration raises questions
2nd November 2009
The recent infiltration of a UK safety testing facility by an antivivisectionist raises many questions.
When the going gets tough...
21st October 2009
We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists...
6th August 2009
The editorial in today's Financial Times about responding to the appalling animal rights extremist attacks in Switzerland is spot on.
PeTA boobs again
17th July 2009
The latest completely irresponsible PeTA campaign uses a crass computer game to push its 'breasts not animal tests' message to children. The web is all a-twitter with reviews panning the game.
A human rights approach to policing protest
23rd April 2009
A report Demonstrating respect for rights? A human rights approach to policing protest was published by the House of Lords and House of Commons Joint Committee on Human Rights last month.