Archive for the 'vivisection' Category

Animal rights activist using FOI laws to target universities – The Guardian

“A convicted animal rights activist is using freedom of information laws to force universities to reveal details of their animal experiments, raising fears that scientists involved could suffer renewed intimidation.”

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The Guardian, 15th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Animal rights campaigners jailed – BBC News

“Seven animal rights activists who blackmailed companies linked to an animal testing laboratory have been jailed for between four and 11 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Times Law Reports

Death not ‘adverse effect’

Regina (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Queen’s Bench Division

“The death of an animal used in a regulated procedure for scientific experimentation was not an adverse effect which needed to be taken into account when deciding whether to grant a licence for such experiments. Rather, the statutory scheme governing such licences was concerned with the pain and suffering which animals might experience before death.”

The Times, 27th August 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Victory for animal rights group against testing – The Independent

“An anti-vivisection campaign group won a partial victory yesterday in its High Court claim that the Government was failing in its legal duty to ensure animal suffering was kept to a minimum in UK laboratories.”

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The Independent, 28th July 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Law failing animals used in medical research, says scientist who advised on guidelines – The Guardian

“Government legislation aimed at minimising the use and suffering of animals in medical research was branded a failure yesterday by the scientist father of cabinet minister Ed Balls.”

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The Guardian, 24th July 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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