Animal rights extremists barred by UK law

2019-03-03 03:07:01

THE battle against violent animal rights protesters in the UK entered new legal territory last week with the granting of an unprecedented injunction against extremists protesting at a research facility being built by the University of Oxford. The High Court confirmed an interim injunction prohibiting named individuals and members of protest groups from going within 50 yards of the site and within 100 yards of researchers’ houses. And in a landmark ruling, it extended this exclusion zone to include the houses of students, contractors, subcontractors,