|Animal Liberation Front (A.L.F.) history + reference.
If An Agent Knocks (2009 Edition)
Know why you should never speak to law enforcement.
Animal Liberation News
Bite Back Magazine
Animal Liberation Press Office
Direct Action History
Aftermath of an ALF Mink Liberation
Letter from a Utah fur farmer describing the aftermath of an ALF mink release. Not intended to be seen by the public.
Plea Agreement in Sheepskin Factory ALF Arson
Document that sheds light on the events leading to Walter Bond’s arrest, and detailing the actions he is accused of.
Survival Rate of Released Mink Study
Read this study, co-sponsored by Oxford University, and decide whether liberated mink can survive in the wild.
1988 Newspaper Article on California Fur Store Arson
Rare article on an ALF arson that shut down a fur store
Iowa Researcher Describes Being Raided by the ALF
Mark Blumberg’s writes in the Washington Post about having his lab and office at the University of Iowa raided by the ALF.
University of Iowa A.L.F. Lab Raid Evidence
FBI document outlining “evidence” in the 2004 University of Iowa lab raid investigation.
How the A.L.F. Raided the University of Arizona
One of the more detailed accounts of an A.L.F. raid ever published. Read how they carried out the largest lab raid in U.S. history.
Animal Liberation Front: Original Typed Communique
A.L.F. Communique for Oregon State University raid. Original typed communique written on the eve of the action against the OSU experimental fur farm, which saw it’s permanent closure.
Animal Liberation Brigade: FBI Affidavit
The FBI affidavit used to obtain a warrant to place a tracking device on the vehicle of Andreas San Diego. Andreas has been wanted since 2003 for alleged sabotage acts against Chiron and Shaklee, clients of the notorious HLS product testing lab.
Direct Action History, Continued
Informant: Justin Samuel’s Grand Jury Transcripts
Complete testimony of Justin Samuel given to the 2000 federal grand jury investigating a campaign of mink releases in 1997 after Samuel agreed to testify in exchange for a lighter sentence. (An FBI summary of earlier interview can be viewed here).
Operation Bite Back: Court Documents
Revealing government document filed for the sentencing of Rodney Coronado in 1995 for his role in the arson of a Michigan State University fur industry research lab. Contains information on Operation Bite Back not available from other sources.
Direct Action Year End Report 2001
Summary of direct actions to save animals in the year 2001.
Direct Action Year End Report 2002
Summary of direct actions to save animals in the year 2002.
Direct Action Year End Report 2003
Summary of direct actions to save animals in the year 2003.
Direct Action Year End Report 2004
Summary of direct actions to save animals in the year 2004.
Inside an A.L.F. / E.L.F. Cell: FBI Memorandum
The most revealing glimpse inside the underground animal and earth liberation movements compiled to date. A 159 page government sentencing memorandum for 10 activists arrested for A.L.F. and E.L.F. activity. Despite it’s obvious bias (this was compiled by federal prosecutors), this 100+ page document details actions each Green Scare defendant plead guilty to, revealing details (and names) behind some of direct action history’s most high profile actions. Compelling reading.
War on UC Animal Research: List of Illegal Incidents
Compilation of alleged actions against UC laboratories and vivisectors, 2005-2008. Compiled by unknown employees of the University of California, and the accuracy of the info should be extremely suspect. Alleges some actions that were never made public.
“Animal Rights Extremism”: 1993 Testimony
1993 congressional testimony on “animal rights extremism”. This hearing led to the passing of the Animal Enterprise Protection Act (later the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act).