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Hunt saboteur Joe Hashman wins landmark ruling – The Guardian

“An animal rights activist whose long-running campaigns made him notorious in hunting circles has won a landmark ruling that his anti-hunting beliefs should be protected from discrimination in the same way as religion.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Gyrocopter pilot cleared of manslaughter over hunt member’s death – The Guardian

“The animal rights activist Bryan Griffiths was today cleared of the manslaughter of Warwickshire hunt member Trevor Morse, who was killed when he was struck by the blade of a gyrocopter.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Police could be in breach of human rights legislation for using secret footage of hunts, say lawyers – Daily Telegraph

“Police forces that use video surveillance of hunts recorded by animal rights groups could be breaking the law, under new guidance.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd February 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Hunting ban legal challenge fails after court says it ‘doesn’t breach human rights’ – Daily Telegraph

“A legal challenge over the hunting ban has failed after a European court ruled that it did not infringe human rights.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Hunt protesters get police payout – BBC News

“Eleven anti-hunt protesters have been given a total of £38,300 in damages from Derbyshire Police.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

How the Tories will bring back hunting – The Independent

“Secret plans to reintroduce hunting foxes, stags and other animals have been drawn up with the backing of senior Conservatives. Details of the controversial scheme emerged this weekend, including the creation of a Hunt Regulatory Authority (HRA) to police the behaviour of hunts.”

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The Independent, 23rd August 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Death knell for hunting ban as police abandon monitoring operations – The Times

“Police forces are to stop monitoring hunts in a change of policy that sounds the death knell for the hunting ban, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 15th May 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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