Yesterday (28th April), an item was posted on examiner.com titled ’12 arrested in a protest at Green Hill in Italy’.
‘… April 28, Montichiari Italy, Animal Liberation Front (ALF) of Italy, protested Green Hill, a facility that breeds and raises Beagles for animal testing. Dozens of ALF protesters infiltrated one of the breeding kennels that housed the female dogs and their puppies. Once inside the facility the protesters managed to release 1 adult female beagle and 25-30 puppies, before the police intervened and arrested 12 of the protesters. Allegedly this has set off a cyber attack from Anonymous called SD fur.
At 16:15 a group of ALF protesters hurled stones at the first building of kennel, they then climbed over the fence to reach the cages where the animals are locked up. As the Police were trying to get past the blockade of outside protesters, a dozen other ALF protesters came out carrying handfuls of puppies and one adult female beagle. The protesters started lifting the dog and puppies over the fence to the ALF protesters on the other side. The ALF protesters managed to release some 25-30 puppies before police broke through the barricade of protesters. The police eventually arrested 12 of the protesters and seized 7 of the puppies. Some protesters said they “experienced violence by some of the officials.” …
The police took the puppies to different police stations, and notified Green Hill to come pick them up. Green Hill told the officials “they would not take them back because the animal’s isolation had been interrupted and corrupted.”
According to one ALF protester “all the animals had a strong smell of urine, and one puppy about 8 months old, has an incision that runs the full length of his abdomen.”
Officials are still holding 7 of the 12 ALF protesters that were arrested …’
Read the item and add your comment online at www.examiner.com/article/12-arrested-a-protest-at-greenhill-italy-and-anonymous-fights-back
Also read ‘Dozens of puppies released from breeding facility in Italy’ (today, 30th April) and view video at www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17894881