Seven jailed over animal rights blackmail plot
Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 12:59
Seven animal rights activist have been jailed today
Seven animal rights activists have been jailed today after being found guilty of blackmailing companies who supplied Huntingdon Life Sciences.
The members of the group called Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) engaged on an intrusive campaign targeting companies linked to the controversial animal testing centre in Cambridge.
The group issued threats to employees of the companies suggesting they were paedophiles, sending them hoax bomb parcels and making threatening phone calls.
Seven members of the group were sentenced to between four and 11 years in prison at Winchester crown court this morning. Read More
Here is an update to an article I posted last week concerning the extremist group SHAC. After years of trying to destroy people’s lives through terrorism and setting back life-saving medical research, they have gotten what they deserve. This type of activity can’t be tolerated anywhere in the world. These activists are not above the law.