Browsing All posts tagged under »wildlife crime«

persecution of birds of prey in Scotland

March 22, 2013

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Today (22nd March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Three too many’. ‘… The League attended the Scottish Wildlife Crime Conference, which was held in Tulliallan on Thursday 14th March. One of the major items for debate at the conference and one that was trailed in […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

‘League condemns cruel stag hunting exposed this week in Co. Down’

March 8, 2013

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Today (8th March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘League condemns cruel stag hunting exposed this week in Co. Down’. ‘… Following the investigative work of the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA), footage has been  captured of the County Down Hunt, releasing a […]

‘League issues public appeal as badger persecution reports soar’

March 7, 2013

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Today (7th March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted an appeal on their web-site which they issued on the 6th March, titled ‘League issues public appeal as badger persecution reports soar’. ‘… Wednesday 6th March 2013: Leading anti-hunting charity, the League Against Cruel Sports, is issuing an appeal for the public to report any […]

‘Animal cruelty in N. Ireland – double standards in political action?’

March 5, 2013

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Today (5th March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Animal cruelty in N. Ireland – double standards in political action?’. ‘… Double standards in politics are all too often overlooked, passed off as an inevitable consequence of the modern day government model. But, when the casualties […]

‘Prison time for evil Grimsby animal cruelty gang’

March 2, 2013

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Yesterday (1st March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Prison time for evil Grimsby animal cruelty gang’. ‘… Friday 1st March: Animal welfare charities, the League Against Cruel Sports and the RSPCA, celebrated an important victory at Grimsby Magistrates Court today after three members of an animal […]

‘League attends PAW seminar’

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 ‘League attends PAW seminar’. ‘… The League Against Cruel Sports was delighted to attend, and have a stall, at the annual Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW) seminar at Kew Gardens last Wednesday. PAW is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘League Against Cruel Sports calls on MPs and Great British public to voice support for Hunting Act’

February 5, 2013

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Today (5th February), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘League Against Cruel Sports calls on MPs and Great British public to voice support for Hunting Act’. ‘… Tuesday 5th February 2013: Leading anti-hunting charity, the League Against Cruel Sports is today urging the […]

‘League Against Cruel Sports appeals for public action against illegal hare coursing in Northern Ireland’

February 5, 2013

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Today (5th February), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled  ‘League Against Cruel Sports appeals for public action against illegal hare coursing in Northern Ireland’. ‘… Animal Welfare Charity, the League Against Cruel Sports, has issued an appeal for the public to report any […]

‘Pheasant shooting isn’t pleasant’

February 5, 2013

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Yesterday (4th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Pheasant shooting isn’t pleasant’. ‘… Most people in Scotland would be uncomfortable with estates in the countryside promoting themselves as theme parks for people who enjoy killing birds. But that’s exactly what happens during the pheasant season, […]

‘Act now to protect wildlife! A message from Badger Trust’

January 9, 2013

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Today (9th January), Animal Aid posted an item on their web-site titled ‘Act now to protect wildlife! A message from Badger Trust’. ‘… Badger Trust is very concerned that problems with funding may result in Britain’s National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) being axed. The NWCU is a national police unit that gathers intelligence on wildlife […]

‘Lush and Hunt Saboteurs Association join forces on new campaign “No Cop Out for Wildlife!”‘

October 30, 2012

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Today (29th October), Animal Equality posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Lush and Hunt Saboteurs Association join forces on new campaign “No Cop Out for Wildlife!”‘. ‘… Animal Equality is delighted to share news of a Lush/Hunt Saboteurs Association campaign to protect wild animals in the UK. On the 15th November the general public in […]