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Support Austrian Campaigners Imprisoned Without Charge

Posted 24 June 2008

Austria: On 21 May 2008, it is reported that ten animal rights campaigners were arrested in a series of raids on homes and offices belonging to animal protection groups. As far as we are aware, none of the prisoners have been formally charged. Messages of support for the prisoners and complaints to the relevant authorities have been sent from all round the world, and there is to be a demonstration in support of the prisoners in London, this Friday.

Updated information on the prisoners’ situation, as well as the background to the case, can be found here. The demonstration in support of the campaigners is being held in London this Friday – 27 June – from 10am until midday at the Austrian Embassy in London.

Meet in Belgrave Square. Nearest stations are Victoria and Hyde Park Corner. View a map.

The protestors will then move on to The Austrian National Tourist Office which is located at 9-11 Richmond Buildings, London W1D 3HF (view a map).

For more information about the demonstration, please contact 07866879851, 07724002054 or 07899775493.

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