Britain’s countryside is dominated by bullies – as Chris Packham has found

15th August 2019 George Monbiot People who challenge shooting, hunting and the destruction of wildlife are too often treated like vermin. I’ve often thought, watching the felling of ancient trees, the slaughter of wildlife and the stripping of topsoil: “I love this land more than the owner does.” While there are plenty of careful landowners, …

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North Wales Police response to concern over its handling of hunt saboteurs raises serious questions

8th August 2019 On 24 July, North Wales Hunt Saboteurs claimed that North Wales Police (NWP) are “involved in an [operation] with the Flint and Denbigh hunt to get rid of protesters”. The hashtag “#OperationYada” accompanied the claim. Several days later, the NWP Rural Crime Team published a video on Twitter denying that ‘Operation Yada’ …

Saboteurs claim they saved the life of an otter that was being hunted illegally

1st August 2019 Tense footage shows the moment that hunt saboteurs ‘saved the life’ of what they said was an otter. Although otters were made a protected species more than 40 years ago, the activists claim people are still hunting them illegally. “An otter was seen… fleeing” Saboteur groups said they caught the Culmstock Hunt illegally hunting on 27 July …

The vile response to Chris Packham’s challenges of the shooting industry show why hunt saboteurs wear masks

27th July 2019 Wild Justice, a group set up by Chris Packham and other wildlife experts, has been very successful in challenging the shooting industry. But its success has come at a price. And the shooting industry’s response to Wild Justice is a perfect example of why many hunt saboteurs cover their faces. Online abuse …

Couple’s anger after savage attack by Isle of Wight Hunt dogs

26th July 2019 A WOMAN was savagely attacked by a terrier accompanying the Isle of Wight Hunt, while walking through the Gatcombe countryside. She came across the hunt exercising around 30 hounds, which she said was 'massively intimidating' in itself. A terrier with the group bit her several times on her thigh, and several of …

HSA tip off hotline

The Hunt Ssaboteurs Association now have a tip-off hotline that you can contact in strict confidence. If you have some information about a hunt/shoot or anybloodsport or have seen a hunt/shoot please get in touch, someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Call or text - 07443 148426

Squirming Jeremy Hunt refuses FOUR times to say if fox hunting is ‘cruel’

4th July 2019 The Tory leadership hopeful came unstuck in a car crash interview with the BBC after he said he wants to bring back the vile bloodsport. Squirming Jeremy Hunt has refused FOUR times to say if he believes fox hunting is "cruel". The Tory leadership hopeful was skewered on the radio today after …

High Court Judge hosts illegal hunt

Message from Seven Vale Hunt Sabs - http://www.facebook.com/SevernValeSabs Three Counties Mink Hounds 22.6.19  on the River Rea between Bayton & Cleobury Mortimer, Worcestershire, Shropshire border. A tip-off came through that the Three Counties Mink Hounds were near the River Rea on the edge of Shropshire and Worcestershire, so off we went with Bristol Hunt Saboteurs. …