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‘Criminal damage on saboteurs’ vehicle by Red Coat of the Tedworth Foxhounds’

March 25, 2013

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Today (25th March), the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘Criminal damage on saboteurs’ vehicle by Red Coat of the Tedworth Foxhounds’. ‘… On March 23rd, hunt saboteurs from the Bristol and Bath groups were  at The Fox public house, Tangley, on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border […]

‘Planned attacks on saboteurs by Essex & Suffolk hunt supporters’

March 17, 2013

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Today (17th March), the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Planned attacks on saboteurs by Essex & Suffolk hunt supporters’. ‘… On Saturday 16th of March, as part of a clearly planned attack, saboteurs from the Essex and Suffolk group were attacked. Using sticks tipped with metal, supporters of […]

‘Drones may be used to target “illegal hunting”‘

March 16, 2013

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Today (16th March), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Drones may be used to target “illegal hunting”‘. ‘… Remote control aircraft could be used by an anti-hunting group to gather evidence of hunts breaking the law. The League against Cruel Sports will use cameras mounted on the aircraft to monitor any […]

‘Badgers and foxes – their destinies intertwined’

March 11, 2013

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Today (11th March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Badgers and foxes – their destinies intertwined’. ‘… We have seen a 300% increase in badger persecution during December 2012 and it seems to be  down to fox hunters. Although the bloodsport brigade claim it is “natural” […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

March 9, 2013

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Today (9th March), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

March 2, 2013

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Today (2nd March), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 23, 2013

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Today (23rd February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

House of Commons: ‘Chris Williamson leads debate on hunt violence’

February 20, 2013

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Today (20th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Chris Williamson leads debate on hunt violence’. ‘… Last week Chris Williamson, Member of Parliament for Derby North and a trustee of the League, held an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons on policing violence at […]

Wales: ‘Fox killed by hunt dogs in Abergwili: Police investigate’

February 19, 2013

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Today (19th February), a news item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Fox killed by hunt dogs in Abergwili: Police investigate’. ‘… Police are investigating after a fox was killed by hunting hounds on a busy main road in Carmarthenshire. The fox had apparently been chased onto the A40 in the village of […]

RSPCA accused of using badger laws to ‘get to hunts’

February 19, 2013

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Today (19th February), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘RSPCA using badger laws as a “backdoor” way to get to hunts’. ‘… The RSPCA has been accused of using laws to protect badgers as a “backdoor” way to “victimise” hunts – … Now it has been revealed that six more people connected to hunts […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 16, 2013

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Today (16th February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 9, 2013

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Today (9th February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 2, 2013

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Today (2nd February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

fox hunting: ‘The law doesn’t change just because you’re on horseback’

January 31, 2013

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Today (31st January), an item was posted on the web-site of The Spectator titled ‘The law doesn’t change just because you’re on horseback’, written by commentator Rod Liddle and dated 2nd February. ‘… I’ve just sent off a cheque to the RSPCA in the hope that they will put it towards the costs of bringing […]

‘RSPCA vows to keep up hunt prosecution pressure’

January 30, 2013

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Today (30th January), an item was posted on thisissomerset.co.uk titled ‘RSPCA vows to keep up hunt prosecution pressure’. ‘… The RSPCA defiantly vowed to continue to prosecute hunts – and anyone it thinks has broken animal cruelty laws – after a day of sustained pressure from MPs and the Charities Commission. Pro-hunt MPs held a […]

‘”Apostles of cruelty” attack RSPCA in parliament’

January 30, 2013

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Yesterday (29th January), an item was posted on politics.co.uk titled ‘”Apostles of cruelty” attack RSPCA in parliament’. ‘… Prosecutions brought by the RSPCA against alleged animal abusers have [been] coming under attack today from pro-hunting MPs. Simon Hart, a former head of the pro-fox-hunting Countryside Alliance organisation, used a Westminster Hall debate in parliament to […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

January 26, 2013

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Today (26th January), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

January 19, 2013

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Today (19th January), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

January 12, 2013

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Today (12th January), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

‘Keeping Cruelty History must be the government’s New Year’s resolution’

January 11, 2013

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Today (11th January), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Keeping Cruelty History must be the government’s New Year’s resolution’. ‘… Last year ended with hunting, and the League’s campaign to protect the Hunting Act, dominating the news. From the Heythrop Hunt prosecution just before Christmas, to […]