• Outbreak Imminent – The story of the ‘Pirbright’ animal research facility in Woking, Surrey

    June 15, 2017

    In 2007 there was an outbreak of foot and mouth disease that wreaked havoc on British farming, this outbreak was from the Pirbright Institute. In 2012 the institute was fined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for failing to uphold control measures and so risking another outbreak. Now, in 2017, there is a £48 million animal ...

  • Positive news regarding The Body Shop and L’Oreal

    June 15, 2017

    Both L’Oreal and The Body Shop have been in the news a lot lately, and it’s going in a positive direction for animals! The latest news is that L’Oreal are looking to sell The Bodyshop to ‘Natura Cosmeticos’ a Brazillian cosmetics company who have an ethical stance when it comes to environmental issues. They are considered ...

  • Script of a talk by Dr Brett Cochrane from Animal Free Research at Kettering Vegan Festival 2017

    June 6, 2017

    Dr Brett Cochrane of the charity Animal Free Research UK (formerly the Dr Hadwen Trust), gave a talk at the Kettering Vegan Festival this year! He spoke for an hour and then at the end, Animal Justice Project’s Samantha Francis, interviewed him. It was in April this year that the organisation officially changed from the Dr ...

  • Golden Retriever Research!

    May 26, 2017

    Nothing sends a chill down the spine faster than hearing the word “vivisection”.  Vivus, meaning “alive” and section, meaning “cutting”. The term vivisection is used to denote the practice of human experimentation and study using LIVE animal subjects. It conjures images of draconian mad scientists and hidden torture chambers that cause profound suffering to helpless ...

  • The Future is Here!

    May 26, 2017

    It’s about time that someone finally decided to put all of our technology to work to help the world’s most oppressed creatures – the laboratory test subject. SynDaver Labs  is doing just that. They have developed revolutionary, realistic, synthetic, human, and canine test models that mimic the varied properties of living subjects. The Canine “SynDaver” can ...

  • Billion-Euro Mutant Mice

    May 22, 2017

    The Human Brain Project. Sounds like something from a dystopian future novel, right? Well you wouldn’t be far wrong, except it isn’t fiction and it is taking place right now. The eleven-year scientific research project (2013-2024), currently four years underway in Geneva, Switzerland, ‘aims to build a collaborative ICT-based scientific research infrastructure to allow researchers across the ...

  • World Day for Animals in Laboratories march, Birmingham

    May 1, 2017

    Animal Justice Project attended the yearly World Day for Animals in Laboratories demonstration in the city of Birmingham yesterday. #WWAIL We marched through Birmingham town centre stopping at British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and Skanska. We joined with activists from all over the UK to show that we are strong in numbers and we will continue ...

  • An Open Letter to Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

    April 24, 2017

    Today, 24 April 2017, on World Day for Animals in Laboratories, Animal Justice Project Science Advisor has penned an Open Letter to Dr Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The letter follows a Sunday Times article, entitled ‘Pig organ transplant to save babies’ lives’ . According to the article, the treatment will ...

  • Animal Justice Project lights up Bristol bridge in spectacular display!

    April 22, 2017

    On Thursday 20 April 2017, Animal Justice Project campaigners lit up a bridge in Bristol in a spectacular protest – the first of its kind in the United Kingdom – against animal research at Bristol University. The event was part of a global day of action, ‘International Britches Day’. Britches was a macaque monkey who ...

  • THUNDERCLAP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON!

    March 31, 2017

    On the 1st May at 8pm, Animal Justice Project released a Thunderclap across Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr, telling University College London (UCL) to commit to a future free of animal research, and we’d really like your support to make this message as loud and as clear as possible! And it’s very easy! As part of our ...

  • ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT HANDS IN PETITION AND MEETS WITH ANIMAL RESEARCHERS IN STOCKHOLM!

    March 24, 2017

    This week, Animal Justice Project travelled to Sweden to join forces with our Swedish campaign partners, Djurrättsalliansen. We handed in our petition signed by 55,139 people to end monkey imports and experiments at world-renouned university, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. On the day of the hand in, we also attended a meeting at the university with ...

  • TAKE ACTION NOW AGAINST CENSORSHIP!

    February 24, 2017

    Despite the claims of government departments in both the United States and the UK, transparency with regards to the use of animals in research is anything but transparent. The day that we launched our petition against Bristol University and their continuous refusals to respond to Freedom of Information requests came less than two weeks after the ...

  • B&K APPEAL CASE DENIED

    January 25, 2017

    An appeal lodged by Cruelty Free International against the High Court’s ruling to allow the proposed expansion of a beagle and ferret breeding farm in Grimston, East Yorkshire has just been denied by a Court of Appeal judge. This would have been the last possible chance to put a stop to the notorious breeders of animals ...

  • DAY OF ACTION AT CARDIFF UNIVERSITY!

    January 11, 2017

    On Monday 9th January, Animal Justice Project Wales teamed up with local groups Cardiff Animal Rights (a group with which we have worked with in the past) and the newly set up group, Cardiff Vegan Action. Our event on campus formed part of a Cardiff Animal Rights Day of Action. Also taking place on the day ...

  • Cardiff Campus Without Cruelty outreach!

    November 3, 2016

    On Monday 31st October at 1pm, Animal Justice Project, joined Cardiff Animals rights in their Campus Without Cruelty follow up outreach event. In the spirit of Halloween, this was also a fancy dress occasion, and once again it was a huge success. We greatly appreciate all those who attended and dressed up for the occasion. The ...

  • Cardiff Campus Without Cruelty update

    October 24, 2016

    As you may have seen in the local media, we launched our Campus without Cruelty event launch at Cardiff University in September! Cardiff Animal Rights have since taken the campaign forward, working with our Welsh Coordinator, Rachel, on follow up events to spread the message of compassion on Cardiff University campuses. The first Animal Justice Project/Cardiff Animal ...

  • Animal Justice Project university launches brand new campaign in Cardiff and Bristol!

    September 12, 2016

    Today we kick off our new Campus without Cruelty campaign – an Animal Justice Project initiative to tackle animal experiments taking place on university campuses across the UK. Currently, government figures show that around half of all experiments take place in universities. Campus without Cruelty has three main aims:   – To raise awareness amongst students and ...

  • July 2016 Summer events!

    July 12, 2016

    We’ve wasted no time now that summer is finally here organising events all over the country to reach out to as many people as possible. It’s great to see that our hard work together with your generous donations and support are paying off as we witness a surge in volunteers helping at our info stands interest about animal experiments, and ...

  • Secret War Campaign Reaches Millions in National Media!

    May 1, 2016

    Welcome to the twelfth issue of REACT Animal Justice Project’s newsletter! A big welcome if this is your first issue, many thanks for signing up and we hope you enjoy it!   Animal Justice Project is run by a team of volunteers and we need your help. We continue to expose in national and international media the ...

  • Animal Justice Project takes monkey campaign to Swedish Embassy

    April 16, 2016

    Animal Justice Project takes monkey campaign to Swedish Embassy this World Week for Animals in Laboratories! Following the immense media coverage our #StopMonkeyImports campaign has received over this past month, including features in The Express, The Glasgow Evening Times, The Guardian Series, The York Press and The Irish Examiner, yesterday we kicked off our weekend of ...

  • Animal Justice Project featured in The Sunday Times

    April 10, 2016

    Animal Justice Project was featured in The Sunday Times on Sunday 10th April 2016 regarding the issue of red squirrels being experimented on and killed at the Moredun Institute in 2015. The study mentioned in the article was one in which three captive bred red squirrels were infected with the squirrelpox virus before being allowed ...

  • 1 April 2016

    April 1, 2016

    Welcome to the eleventh issue of REACT Animal Justice Project’s newsletter! A big welcome if this is your first issue, many thanks for signing up and we hope you enjoy it! Animal Justice Project is run by a team of volunteers and we need your help. Please support our work by campaigning with us, donating or ...

  • TODAY ONLY! PHONE ACTION!

    March 30, 2016

    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 ...

  • Celebrities and primatologists support Animal Justice Project in speaking out against monkey experiments in prestigious university lab!

    March 18, 2016

    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.  Their support for our #StopMonkeyImports campaign has today been featured in newspapers nationwide, including The Guardian, ...

  • Don’t be heartless this valentine’s day

    February 14, 2016

    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.     This Valentine’s Day, whether you are spending time with a loved one or simply enjoying being by yourself, Animal Justice Project asks that you ...

  • What YOU helped Animal Justice Project achieve in only TEN months for animals in laboratories!

    December 31, 2015

    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 ...

  • ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT LAUNCHES PETITION AGAINST IMPORT OF MONKEYS!

    November 25, 2015

    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 ...

  • PREMIERE FILM TOUR HOSTED BY ANIMAL JUSTICE PROJECT

    November 19, 2015

    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.   A group of ...

  • The 2014 figures for the use of animals in experiments

    October 22, 2015

    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.   In 2014, the number of COMPLETED experiments on ...

  • Welcome to the tenth issue of REACT Animal Justice Project’s newsletter!

    September 12, 2015

     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? ...

  • Events in September

    September 12, 2015

    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 ...

  • OUTRAGEOUS NEWS: Government allows Yorkshire ferret and beagle farm

    July 16, 2015

    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 ...

  • University licensed to experiment on animals using heroin and cocaine

    June 16, 2015

      Following Animal Justice Project’s exposé earlier this year, “Deadly Doses: A Legal Low” on animal experiments to research the effects of recreational drugs in humans inside UK Universities, today we can reveal for the first time that the University of Bath is using animals in cruel cocaine and heroin experiments.   Animal Justice Project has obtained ...

  • Animal Justice Project’s Science Advisor puts case against vivisection before European Parliament

    June 15, 2015

    It’s been an exciting new start for us, we launched only three months ago in the UK and the United States. Since then we’ve launched two campaigns – Secret War, and Deadly Doses, against the use of animals in warfare research, and recreational drugs research. We’ve reached millions via two national newspapers. The Sunday Times, ...

  • Exclusive report in The Sunday Times and an event in Central London

    April 19, 2015

    On Sunday April 19th Animal Justice Project launched a second campaign, ‘Deadly Doses: A Legal Low’, with an exclusive report in The Sunday Times and an event in Central London.   In shocking revelations, we exposed a chilling pattern of animal experiments involving recreational drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy, nicotine, alcohol and ‘designer drugs’, to name a ...

  • Event at Animals in War Memorial

    March 25, 2015

    We ended another busy week with our first ever event held at the beautiful and moving Animals in War Memorial in Central London.  As part of our ongoing campaign, ‘Secret War: The Invisible Victims’, volunteers stood silently and blindfolded to represent the hidden abuses of animals inside government facilities and universities. We also received further ...

  • Welcome to the first newletter of 2016

    January 28, 2015

    Animal Justice Project’s Monkey Imports Campaign   Our petition to end cruel and futile malaria experiments on monkeys in Sweden continues gaining momentum, with over 35,000 compassionate people signing so far! We have already made progress with Karolinska Institute issuing a statement claiming that instead of using 120 monkeys, they will use 24. But this is 24 ...