Day: January 18, 2019

USA: Wildlife Murdering Trophy Hunters Meet In Nevada For Annual Convention.




Picture – HSI.

Just last week, trophy hunters and sellers from all over the world met in Reno, Nevada for the annual Safari Club International convention—an event where trophy hunters, who pride themselves on killing rare and majestic wildlife, can buy opportunities to do so. This is the Club’s largest fundraising source, generating tens of millions of dollars through hunting auctions and other activities—funds they use to support their efforts to weaken laws that protect animals from trophy hunters.

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During the convention, vendors were even selling canned lion hunts and dozens of items that appeared to violate Nevada’s wildlife trafficking law—items that included elephant skin furniture, stingray skin boots and paintings using elephant ears and skins as canvases. We have submitted these findings in writing to the Nevada Department of Wildlife last week, requesting investigation and enforcement of Nevada law.

Read more about HSI’s findings at this year’s SCI convention.

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Read much more on this issue at Humane Society International:

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Above – ‘Dim’ and ‘Dimmer’ Trump Show How Great They Are.


ALF hacks french hunting websites. Thank you, A.L.F!


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“Hunting is not a hobby, a tradition, a sport, a right, a necessity or ecology; it’s a crime”

Animal Liberation Front
‘Until every cage is empty’

Received anonymously:

Hacked/Defaced FNC server – Federation Nationale Chasse – FRANCE
Hacked/Defaced FNC server – Federation Nationale Chasse – FRANCE
IP: –
Linux srv-charlie 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.39-1+deb8u2 (2017-03-07) i686

Defaced websites

Data recovery and deletion

data from thousands of hunters: name, login, pass, hunting license …



My best regards, Venus



UK: Clothing Retailers Told – Make Sure Your Fake Fur Is Fake; Or We Prosecute You. We Don’t Want Real Fur Being Sold As Fake. You Have Until February 11.



Clothing retailers have been told to take immediate action to ensure items they advertise as containing fake fur are not made from real fur.

The UK’s advertising watchdog has given them a deadline of 11 February, after which they may face sanctions.

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Last week the Advertising Standards Authority found online retailer Boohoo had sold a pompom jumper which used real fur, most likely rabbit fur.

It’s part of a more widespread problem of real fur masquerading as fake fur.

A pompom headband sold by Zacharia Jewellers, a firm trading on Amazon, was also found to have broken the rules. Last year a BBC investigation found TK Maxx and other Amazon retailers had sold items labelled faux fur but using real fur.

The items were spotted by animal welfare charity the Humane Society International as part of an ongoing investigation into the trend.

Real or fake?

Real fur, while traditionally considered a luxury material, can sometimes be cheaper than artificial fur. As a result some manufacturers have used fox, racoon or rabbit fur on items without accurately labelling them.

The findings against Boohoo and Zacharia prompted the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP), which draws up rules on advertising practice, to issue an enforcement notice.

It requires retailers to ensure they are not misleading consumers and provides some advice on how to go about examining products and supply chains more closely.

Laboratory testing was the most reliable method but the CAP said customers and retailers could also check items themselves using relatively straightforward methods. These include looking at the base material to see whether it is a natural leather or a woven fabric, and burning some of the fur to see whether it singes or melts.

The CAP said it didn’t take a view on the ethics of animal fur as a consumer product, which can be legally bought and sold in the UK. But it said making misleading advertising claims that it was “faux fur” when it wasn’t did breach the rules.

Conscience question

Guy Parker, chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said consumers who thought they were buying faux fur “in good conscience” could find it “deeply upsetting” to find they had actually purchased animal fur.

The Humane Society (HSI), said it was delighted its complaint had been upheld but there was still “a shocking amount of fake faux fur” for sale in the UK.

Claire Bass, executive director of HSI, said consumers had “the right to be confident that when they buy faux fur they are not being duped into buying the exact animal cruelty they are trying to avoid.”

Companies which don’t comply could end up being referred to Trading Standards for potential prosecution.



From ‘Respect for Animals’ – England:

How to tell the difference between real and fake fur

We frequently receive reports from members of the public who think they have found real fur on sale mislabelled as fake or bearing no label at all. Often, they are not entirely sure if the fur on sale is real or fake as the imitation fur is becoming more realistic.

Please note, that we recommend speaking with the retailer in the first instance.

Here are some handy tips about how to quickly tell if fur is real or fake regardless of what the label says.

  • Look at the base of the hairs.

Fake fur usually has a fabric backing which can be fairly easily observed. Real fur, on the other hand, will be attached to (tanned) skin, similar to thin leather.  Pushing a pin through the base of the hairs can also help here. The pin should pass through easily if it is fake fur, as it doesn’t require that extra effort in order to puncture the leather.

  • Check the hair tips.

Fake fur ‘hairs’ tend to be blunt at the tip whereas real fur can often be seen tapering to a point at the tip. This test can be misleading if the real fur hairs have been sheared or plucked.

  • Burn test.

If a few sample hairs are available, use tweezers in a non-flammable environment. Carefully ignite the sample with a lighter or match. Burnt animal hair will smell like burnt human hair (real) but fake fur will smell like burning plastic.  Only ever carry out this test safely, with the hair sample over a non-flammable plate!

Still not sure? You can send a samples to the Respect for Animals office, where we can do a microscopic test. We can tell quickly whether it is real or fake and will send you our findings.  Email us and we’ll arrange this:



the execution of a rightless animal

Imagine this execution in another version!

In the middle of the street but the death candidate is a human. Onlookers stand and look around, the phones work in full time. Everyone wants to photograph and show the last minutes of a criminal.
A criminal?
Some sensitive ones would ask, what did this person commit for a crime?
And the answer is, he just wanted to live.

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This is what the real death candidate in the picture, the monkey, wanted: just live!
He was born in the jungle and was happy with his family.

Until the moment when a criminal slave-owner enslaved him, tortured him every day, and lived without his conspecific without his family. He denied him any right to liberty, self-determination, and joy, so that mindless spectators have fun with him and he could earn money with it.
He did what he wanted with him.
Maybe he is old now or slavery has made him aggressive, he is no longer useful, so the hangman has decided to kill him publicly.
A public execution also brings money.
When it comes to animals.

No! we can not imagine a public execution for humans, because humans have rights and protection, animals are still slaves and have no rights. Nowhere!

How deep must humanity have fallen morally to allow such criminals?
As deep as a convinced fascist!
Because that’s all of us when it comes to animals: convinced fascists!

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My best ragards, Venus