week in the UK the National Extremism Tactical Coordination Unit, the
government’s gang of agents whose remit is to destroy the animal
rights movement, announced that they were happy with the number of activists
now in prison or heading there. At the same time we were informed that
the role of those issuing the warning remains indispensable because of
the emerging threat from the group Earth First! Apparently, warned the
detectives of NETCU, environmental activists might be about to start a
war on humanity with a view to taking out 80% of the human population!
Remember, read what those who represent all that is bad in our society
say and turn it on its head. Now you’re getting close to the truth!
What is increasingly clear is that there is an agenda taking shape across
the planet manipulated by those who control human affairs to reduce the
human population massively. Not so? Look around the world it’s happening
on a massive scale. Aids, War on Terror, environment destruction, junk
food, CJD, malnutrition, cancer, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, Codex Alimentarius…
The list goes on and on and on and it’s not happening by accident
or because we’re stupid. People are dying in the millions but it’s
not those of us trying to make this world better that are responsible
for any of it, not a single death! If the monsters that oversee this madness
tell you more vaccinations are the answer will you continue to believe
In recent years a raft
of new laws have been created that make any kind of protest activist
illegal or dangerous or both and consequently we now have decent people
languishing in prisons for running websites, for running lawful campaigns,
for being near to exposing animal cruelty… In Austria, where a broad,
seemingly random group of activists was recently rounded up and imprisoned
for their views the situation has continued to deteriorate as the Supreme
Court ruled this week that if a demo is "only" 5m away from the
entrance of a shop, it hinders customers and therefore infringes on the
right of free trade. Using this ruling, the police have now banned Kleider
Bauer anti fur demos in 3 cities in Austria. Further, to hinder the country’s
big anti-fur march this week, only 15 participants were allowed to walk
near the Kleider Bauer shop and the whole demo banned from marching through
town and instead forced to remain stationary for 3 hours and then disperse!
another half dozen protesters were arrested yesterday for standing outside
a fur shop, same thing happened last weekend and the week before in fact
every time they turn up month in month out the police arrive en masse with
various powers and proceed to harass, assault and arrest those present,
even legal observers who are documenting the event are being targeted by
these roaming, lawless gangs. That such extreme harassment is deemed necessary
clearly indicates that wild police claims of the AR Movement in disarray
and its effectiveness halted is more nonsense. And anyway since when was
it the role of the police to seek to attack community groups? Is not their
job to deal with crime? For ongoing London anti fur campaign details contact
This week the
Queen, an immigrant with evil intent, announced once again that ‘her’
government was set to create yet more laws to deal with animal rights activists!
She said, /"Legislation will be introduced to establish the Serious
Organised Crime Agency, and the powers the police and others have to fight
crime will be strengthened. In particular, the bill will introduce new measures
to deal with harassment by animal rights extremists”./
There can surely
be no laws left to invent to stop people protesting unless the intent is
to stop people speaking out at all! Perhaps the thinking about staging a
protest will be their next point of focus? Whatever it is it won’t
be used only for those currently rocking the boat here on this island of
drone workers and shoppers. AR activists are labelled extremists and their
rights trampled on today but tomorrow anyone brave enough to speak out about
the wrongs they do will be treated the same.
* Police Warn of
Growing Threat From Eco-Terrorists*
* Fear of Deadly Attack
by Lone Maverick as Officers Alert Major*
* Firms to Danger of
* Mark Townsend and
Nick Denning * guardian.co.uk, Sunday November 9 2008 00.01 GMT * The Observer,
Sunday November 9 2008 * Article history
*Claimed attack by
the Earth Liberation Front*
aftermath of a claimed attack by the Earth Liberation Front on a 4x4 car
dealership in California. Photograph: Sarah Reingewirtz / AP
have warned of the growing threat of eco-terrorism after revealing they
are investigating a group which has supporters who believe that reducing
the Earth's population by four-fifths will help to protect the planet.
from a specialist unit dedicated to tackling domestic terrorism are monitoring
an eco-movement called Earth First! which has
advocates who state that cutting the Earth's population by 80 per cent will
ease pressure on other species. Officers are concerned
a 'lone maverick' eco-extremist may attempt a terrorist attack aimed at
killing large numbers of Britons.
National Extremism Tactical Co-ordination Unit, which collates intelligence
and advice to police forces, has revealed that eco-activists are researching
a list of target companies which they believe are major polluters or are
exacerbating the threat of climate
unit is currently monitoring blogs and internet traffic connected to a network
of UK climate camps and radical environmental
movements under the umbrella of Earth First!, which has claimed responsibility
for a series of criminal acts in recent months.
source at the unit said it had growing evidence of a threat from eco-activists.
'We have found statements that four-fifths
of the human population has to die for other species in the world to survive.
are a number of very dedicated individuals out there and they could be dangerous
to other people.'
First! says its mission is 'about direct action to halt the destruction
of the Earth' and advocates 'civil disobedience and monkeywrenching', tactics
that include sabotage and disruptive behaviour. The movement has links to
US environmental extremists which
have waged a campaign of violence in America, including the firebombing
of a string of 4x4 car dealerships in California in 2003
and alleged arson attacks on other property.
anti-extremist unit has already alerted a number of major companies which
have been accused of being carbon polluters with advice on how they can
withstand being targeted by eco-terrorists. Companies are thought to include
airport operator BAA, an international
mining conglomerate BHP Billiton and firms connected to UK coal-fired power
are doing research of possible targets, looking at shareholders and financiers.
For example, they could research an airline
and see how many of its aircraft are not environmentally friendly,' said
the NETCU source.
green extremists have yet to embark on an orchestrated campaign of violence
in the UK, officers warn that they may be about
to launch a campaign of intimidation and fear aimed at disrupting businesses.
'For some people, if they can justify it in their
minds, then it's a noble cause even if it's a criminal action. They haven't
started yet, but we believe they will come up with
a strategy and tactics,' said the source at the unit, who described the
movement as well-funded and organised.
of recent attacks, for which Earth First! supporters have claimed responsibility,
has included vandalism of branches of seven German
banks such as Deutsche Bank and Allianz AG. The actions were apparently
because the banks hold shares in UK Coal, which plans
to build new coal-fired power stations.
on the Earth First! website explains the attacks by saying: 'Exploitation
of the environment and people by the state and
industry go hand in hand. They cannot be separated and both must be attacked.
Social war, not climate chaos.'
attack hit a quarry in Staffordshire which belongs to Bardon Aggregates,
a company hat also owns a controversial quarry at
Glensanda on the north-west coast of Scotland. The Scottish quarry is accused
of spoiling the Highlands environment. The Earth First!
website states: 'We slashed tyres, stripped paint jobs, glued locks and
trashed conveyor belts. All the earth movers were hit
and many of the cement and aggregate trucks. This action cost us very little
but should cost Bardon thousands.'
the network of groups under the Earth First! umbrella are various climate
camps. Last August police found a stash of knives and
weapons beside one such camp in Kent. Protesters, however, said they had
nothing to do with the weapons and accused police of launching
a 'smear campaign'.
for Derby Earth First! said the movement was strictly non-violent, if not
always law-abiding. He said: 'If someone does ecological damage we would
perhaps break the law and protect the ecology, but the ecology also includes
all about communities. Capitalism is the problem and we want to return to
a more sustainable time. But we are not about reducing the
population, that is just scaremongering by the police.'
rise of eco-extremism coincides with the fall of the animal rights activist
movement. Police said the animal rights movement was
in 'disarray' and that its ringleaders had either been prosecuted or were
awaiting prosecution, adding that its 'critical mass' of hardcore extremists
was sufficiently depleted to have halted
its effectiveness. Last Thursday a prominent animal rights activist accused
of planting petrol bombs at Oxford University was cleared of possessing
an explosive substance with intent.
on the Earth First! Journal website, which tells users how to send encrypted
emails, reveals connections to the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) which has
been linked to a series of violent attacks in the US. ELF was classified
as the top domestic terrorism threat in the US by the FBI in March 2001.
Readers' Editor on ... Anonymous Sources and Claims of Eco-Terrorism
Observer, Sunday November 23 2008
might think The Observer's concern for the environment arose only in the
past 20 years as global warming became apparent, but it has actually been
reading the signs since 1925. Waldorf Astor, then the paper's forward-thinking
owner, took a keen interest in all things environmental and urged his editor,
JL Garvin, to appoint a correspondent to cover ecology and agriculture.
Step forward Sir William Beach Thomas, who became, in effect, the first
later, The Observer was to investigate and reveal the 'greenhouse effect'
and to warn of its possible consequences. Thousands of words have been devoted
to the subject ever since, winning a loyal audience, particularly among
those who are active in the environment movement. So there was understandable
dismay at a recent story which told of a 'growing threat from eco-terrorists'.
were said to be investigating the eco-movement Earth First! which, they
claimed, had supporters who believed that reducing the Earth's population
by four-fifths would help protect the planet. The National Extremism Tactical
Co-ordination Unit was concerned that a lone maverick might attempt a terrorist
attack. It had also warned several companies they were being targeted as
major polluters by the group and had offered them advice on how to withstand
perfectly legitimate to report police security concerns, but none of the
statements were substantiated. No website links were offered, no names were
mentioned, no companies identified and no police source would go on the
article linked Earth First! to climate camps established last summer, including
one at Kingsnorth power station, Kent, and at Heathrow.
the paper had no intention of suggesting that every activist was a potential
terrorist, several climate campers wrote to protest. 'If a journalist is
told by a single anonymous source that a movement of people has among it
individuals who would take the lives of men, women and children in a terror
attack, what standard of evidence does that journalist require? In this
case: no evidence whatsoever. The claim itself was the story.'
been here before. Other newspapers reported on a predicted 'summer of hate'
at climate camps that never materialised and the Press Complaints Commission
found against the Evening Standard at climate campers were planning attacks
Keith Metcalf explained that Earth First! supported direct action against
property, but not against people. He believed that the debate around sustainable
population size had been twisted to imply that environmentalists wished
to kill people.
repeated the belief of several others that Nectu was briefing in this manner
in order to make prosecutions easier and to boost its funding, which is
at risk owing to the decline in animal rights campaigns. I can't verify
that or the fears about mass murder because, despite repeated requests,
Nectu won't respond. Accordingly, The Observer has decided to withdraw the
Dusk 'til Dawn
An Insider's View of the Growth of the Animal Liberation Movement