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Huntingdon Life Sciences


Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty


People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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HLS found in 1952 in the UK

Video footage shot covertly inside HLS by PETA showed HLS staff shaking, punching, and shouting at beagles in their care, caused the start of SHAC in 1999 by three British animal rights activists — Greg Avery, Heather James and Natasha Dellemagne.

The footage was broadcast by Channel 4 in the UK, the employees were dismissed and prosecuted, and HLS's licence to perform animal experiments was revoked for six months.

PETA stopped its protests against the company after HLS threatened it with legal action, and SHAC took over as a leaderless resistance (small independent group, difficult to stamp out)

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Fun for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments, ulitimate aim is the elimination of the need to use laboratory animals in any kind of medical or scientific procedures.

Dedicated to the development of new and valid methods, to replace the need for laboratory animals in medical and scientific research, education, and testing.

Where animals currently being used, FRAME supports reduction of numbers involved to uan unavoiddable minimum and refinement of experimental procedures to minimise any suffering caused.

Current scale of animal experimentation is unacceptable, accepts immediate abolition of all laboratory animal use is not possible.

Believes in the refinement of procedures so that the suffering of any animals necessarily used is minimised.

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