animal rights

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animal rights

pl.n.
The right to humane treatment claimed on behalf of animals, especially the right to be treated as persons or more like persons under the law.

animal rights

pl n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the rights of animals to be protected from exploitation and abuse by humans
b. (as modifier): the animal-rights lobby.

an′imal rights′


n.pl.
the rights of animals, claimed on ethical grounds, to humane treatment and protection from exploitation and abuse.
[1975–80]
Translations

animal rights

1. npldiritti mpl degli animali
2. adj (organization, activist) → animalista
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Scotland Yard revealed yesterday that one of its officers posed as a member of the Animal Liberation Front in the raid on Crow Hill Farm, Ringwood, Hants.
Many groups, including the Animal Liberation Wave (ALW) and the Korea Association for Animal Protection (KAAP), rallied at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul over the past few days.
The boards and website were put up by Farm Animal Rights Movement, an animal liberation organization based in the nation's capital.
Founded in the 1970s and today active in more than 40 countries, the Animal Liberation Front has in recent years been considered a domestic terrorist group by both the FBI and the Southern Poverty Law Center--despite the ALF's official stance of nonviolence.
The Animals' Freedom Fighter: A Biography of Ronnie Lee, Founder of the Animal Liberation Front
As an undercover officer, he helped convict two figures linked to the Animal Liberation Front.
Today's picture shows emergency services outside Binns store in Newcastle after a bomb was planted by the Animal Liberation Front in protest against the store selling furs, but in which year?
Union-backed left-wing anti-capitalists, and animal liberation activists have also crossed the line and sought to subvert the political process with intimidation that can easily lead to violence.
Animal Liberation in ACT had made a claim that culling kangaroos was reducing the numbers.
Among the topics are ecological defense for animal liberation; a holistic understanding of the world; total liberation through revolutionary decolonization, groundless solidarity, and a relationship framework; bridging the gap between activism and the academy; toward a more holistic critical animal studies pedagogy, and from the classroom to the slaughterhouse: animal liberation by any means necessary.
Not so the weak minded nationalists and socialists of Scotland and Wales whose lily livered reaction is to plump for inocculation in an effort to appease the mindless minions of the Animal Liberation Front.
THERE IS A WAR GOING ON between animal liberation groups and food producers.