Rooftop Protest at Melbourne Egg Laying Farm on May 4, International Respect for Chickens Day
- United Poultry Concerns
31 May 2011
Rooftop Protest at Melbourne Egg Laying Farm
on May 4, International Respect for Chickens Day
We organized a huge rooftop protest at an egg laying farm in Melbourne
[Australia] on May 4, International Respect for Chickens Day! We had 22 people
involved and 16 on the roof of the factory farm for 12 hours and 15 of us were
arrested. We all face court for trespass on June 15 (We have good pro bono
This is a link to our fb photo album about the action.
We got so much media from this event. Even two TV stations flew their
helicopters overhead and ran the footage on the news that night and it was
reported in Japan and Europe. It gets so frustrating and depressing at times to
see and know there are now more animals than ever before being tormented and
abused, but grassroots groups are also sprouting up everywhere and there is no
doubt the time will come when human greed and selfishness collapse and things
improve for animals.
Patty Mark, President
Animal Liberation Victoria Inc.
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United Poultry Concerns is a nonprofit organization that promotes the
compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.
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