Animal Liberation Front

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Animal Liberation Front

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an animal-rights movement founded in Britain, often using direct action. Abbreviation: ALF
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It describes his family history and early years; his early education and attendance at Saint Michael's College; his vegetarianism and early working life; his move to veganism and involvement in the Hunt Saboteurs Association; his founding of Greyhound Action, the Band of Mercy (predecessor to the Animal Liberation Front), and the Animal Liberation Front and his role as press officer; his arrests and prison sentences; his political band, Total Attack; his relationships; and his work with the Green Party.
The Philippine Band of Mercy and Antipolo Mayor Casimiro Jun Ynares III distributed the wheelchairs worth P150,000 during the flag ceremony last October 17.
With the sponsorship of the club, and under the direction of Irving Hart, an organization called the Philippine Band of Mercy was incorporated with the goals of the rehabilitation and vocational training of the physically handicapped.
Institutional partners Philippine Band of Mercy will receive P1 million, Bacolod Boys Home Foundation will get P406,125 and Por Cristo Foundation Inc.
Humanitarian violent groups, on the other hand, such as the Band of Mercy, ALF, and the Urban Gorillas, engage in bombings, destruction of research records, commando raids aimed at business disruption, releasing animals, spray-painting buildings, burning vehicles, personal threats, sabotage, and arson.
Since 1980 hundreds of laboratory animals have been stolen, scientific records destroyed, and millions of dollars of property damage inflicted in "raids of liberation" carried out by groups like the Animal Liberation Front (ALF), Band of Mercy, and the Animal Rights Militia.
5 million donation by Dubai Duty Free is to be used over a three-year period at two Smile Train partner centres in the Philippines: the Philippine Band of Mercy in Manila and the Maharlika Centre in Davao City, Mindanao.