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TODAY ONLY! PHONE ACTION!

Animal Justice Project is today asking you to support friends at No New Animal Lab during the start of their week-long action against the company, Skanska. #StormSkanska
 
Every year, tens of millions of animals in the United States alone are used in biological and medical research that is both cruel and futile. Animal Justice Project revealed last year the shocking waste of taxpayer money for recreational drug experiments on animals in both a Special Report and the Washington Times. Yesterday we published our second Special Report on this issue.
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Celebrities and primatologists support Animal Justice Project in speaking out against monkey experiments in prestigious university lab!

Thirty three celebrities and eminent scientists including Joanna Lumley, Moby, Peter Egan, Alexei Sayle and world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, have joined Animal Justice Project and Djurrättsalliansen in leading a call for mercy for twenty four monkeys facing experiments in Scandinavia. 
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Don’t be heartless this valentine’s day

Animal Justice Project recently launched our #StopMonkeyImports Campaign to end the use of primates in cruel and futile malaria experiments at Karolinska Institutet – the last university in Scandinavia to use primates in research.
 
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What YOU helped Animal Justice Project achieve in only TEN months for animals in laboratories!

Because of your support, 2015 was a truly groundbreaking year for Animal Justice Project. Through our cutting-edge street actions and international campaigns to raise awareness and help animals in laboratories, Animal Justice Project has had an incredible ten months. We couldn’t have done it without you!
 
You’ve helped us expose in the media animal abuse inside university and government-funded laboratories!
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ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT LAUNCHES PETITION AGAINST IMPORT OF MONKEYS!

ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT LAUNCHES PETITION AGAINST IMPORT OF MONKEYS! 
 
In our new Special Investigation, we have launched a Change.org petition aimed at halting the import of 120 monkeys for malaria research into Sweden from the United States, and ending primate research altogether in Sweden.
 
Our new Swedish Partner, Djurrättsalliansen, has received information on the import and use of 120 captive-bred macaque monkeys for futile malaria experiments at Karolinska Institutet – a leading university in Stockholm and the LAST university there to continue using primates for research.
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PREMIERE FILM TOUR HOSTED BY ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT

PREMIERE FILM TOUR TO TAKE PLACE IN UK & IRELAND – HOSTED BY ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT!
 
Animal Justice Project is delighted to announce that we are hosting a tour of premiere film – Inside Fur, (directed by Ola Waagen) this December.
 
Inside Fur (or, ‘Pels’) is a 57 min documentary made by Norwegian anti-fur activists.
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The 2014 figures for the use of animals in experiments

The 2014 figures for the use of animals in experiments released today demonstrate the government’s new method of calculating numbers. From this year, the government counts only the number of COMPLETED procedures in annual figures, EXCLUDING animals that were still being experimented on at the end of 2014.
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Welcome to the tenth issue of REACT Animal Justice Project’s newsletter!

 A big welcome if this is your first issue, we hope you enjoy it!
 
Animal Justice Project’s  Numbers Are Lives!
You can help us shine a light on the horrors of vivisection by donating towards our campaigns.
 
Universities in the UK are under the media spotlight again. Did you know that 49% of all animal experiments in the UK happen in publicly funded universities?   
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Events in September

In September,
 
Animal Justice Project got busy in the North of England – we hosted a stall at the Leeds Radical Fair. In the words of our Northern Coordinator: “Animal Justice Project received a warm welcome and interest, and we enjoyed educating people about the benefits of a vegan diet. Mainly for the animals! It wasalso great to meet more of the Leeds Sea Shepherd volunteers, and make new friends with people from the environmental movement. We have been invited back again next year!”
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OUTRAGEOUS NEWS: Government allows Yorkshire ferret and beagle farm

OUTRAGEOUS NEWS: UK GOVERNMENT GIVES PERMISSION TO B&K UNIVERSAL FOR BEAGLE & FERRET BREEDING FARM.
 
Following an appeal by the US animal breeding company B&K Universal, the Planning Inspectorate, headed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Rt. Hon Greg Clark MP, has overridden the local council refusal for planning permission and has allowed the expansion of a beagle and ferret laboratory breeding facility in Grimston, East Yorkshire.
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