Your Neighbour Kills Puppies

In the ’00s, animal rights protestors nearly won their battle to ban vivisection in the UK, shutting down multiple breeding farms that were supplying laboratories with cats, dogs and guinea pigs. But at the last moment, the government made a dramatic U-turn, blocking the attempt to shut down Huntingdon Life Sciences and throwing activists in jail.

How did this winning campaign fall apart? Why was the war on terror a crucial turning point? And what might the Palestine movement learn from its tactics?

Rivkah Brown is joined by Tom Harris, an activist with Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) and author of Your Neighbour Kills Puppies: Inside the Animal Liberation Movement.

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