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    Resources overview

  • Video Library

    Video Library

    See more videos in our video library here. Videos of the animals commonly used in research can be downloaded free from Understanding Animal Research. UAR can also provide high definition video material on request as well as password protected access to a video news archive.

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    Document Library

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    Image Library

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Top documents

A history of animal rights in Germany

Germany’s first society for the protection of animals was founded in Stuttgart in 1837.

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History of Animal Rights in Sweden

History of Animal Rights in Sweden from 1882 to the present day.

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History of Animal Rights Activity in Italy

A short history of animal rights activism in Italy covering the period from 1980 to the present.

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Negotiation is Over

Negotiation is Over (NIO) was set up in 2009 by Camille Marino, a “militant vegan”, who opposes all forms of animal use.

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A case study in extremism: Darley Oaks Farm

Darley Oaks Farm in Newchurch UK, was the target between 1999 and 2006 of an intense campaign of intimidation that culminated in the desecration of a grave and the theft of a body.

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Storia del Movimento Animalista in Italia

Come accade in altri Paesi Europei, il movimento animalista in Italia si compone di gruppi che portano avanti le loro campagne in modo legittimo, e gruppi che fanno invece ricorso a tattiche estremiste illegali.

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Evolution of Animal Rights groups in Spain

An overview of Spanish Animal Rights groups since their inception in the 1970's.

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Historik över djurrättsrörelsen i Sverige

Sveriges första djurskyddsorganisation grundades 1882. Sverige har en av världens striktaste djurskyddslagstiftningar.

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Evolución de los grupos de defensa de los derechos de los animales en España

Desde la fundación del primer grupo de defensa de los derechos de los animales en 1975 hasta la actualidad, el movimiento animalista surgido en España ha recurrido raras veces a acciones delictivas.

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Geschichte des Tierrechts in Deutschland

Die Geschichte der Tierschutzbewegung kann bis an den Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts zurückverfolgt werden. In Deutschland wurde 1837 in Stuttgart die erste Tierschutzorganisation gegründet.

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Europol TE-SAT 2012

EU terrorism situation and trend report

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An Overview of Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995- 2010

Final Report to the Resilient Systems Division, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security May 2013

796.81 KB (PDF)


TE-SAT 2013 EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report

In 2012, 17 people died as a result of terrorist attacks in the EU, 219 terrorist attacks were carried out in EU Member States, 537 individuals arrested were in the EU for terrorist related offences, and court proceedings for terrorism charges concluded in relation to a total of 400 individuals.

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Animals in research: a stony road

Article in EMBO reports

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