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Monthly Archives: April 2012

25 Apr 2012

Slaughterhouse workers jailed after ALAW intervention

25 April 2012 ALAW welcomes the prison sentences handed down today to two slaughterhouse workers who were filmed gratuitously assaulting fully conscious pigs. The footage was filmed at Cheale Meats in Essex using a covert CCTV device installed by an investigator working with the campaign group Animal Aid.  When the footage was recovered, it showed one worker stubbing out cigarettes on pigs’ snouts.  Another worker was filmed beating pigs, with one pig being beaten 30 times in a minute, forcing […]

01 Apr 2012

The Political Representation of Non-Human Animals

Funded PhD Studentship at University of Leicester The Department of Politics and International Relations and the Centre for Animals and Social Justice are pleased to offer a funded studentship for October 2012 entry to the Department’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. Start date: October 2012. Now accepting applications. For more information, click here.