Tuesday, March 3, 2009

ALF Infiltrated

Animal Liberation Front mole tells all
Published: March 2, 2009 at 1:23 AM

LONDON, March 2 (UPI) -- A police informant who infiltrated a British animal liberation group says he sympathizes with people who are "genuinely concerned at the plight of animals."

Adrian Radford, a former soldier and intelligence services instructor, went public last week about the three years he spent inside the Animal Liberation Front, Britain's Sunday Times reported.

Radford said he provided police handlers with information on the group's activities between 2004 and 2007, including details of operations in which he said ALF members terrorized scientists and companies linked to animal laboratories. At times. he said, he disrupted or prevented the group's plans. Read More

This is an interesting glimpse into the inner workings of a terrorist organization. ALF is a dangerous group that would rather see people die than animals. Somehow they continue to gather donations, mostly by lying to their prospective donors apparently. Maybe if you have to lie to your donors and you are considered a terrorist organization by international authorities, you should probably reconsider your tactics.

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