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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (National): Willetts comments on sentencing of six animal rights extremists

Press Release   •   Oct 25, 2010 12:17 BST

Commenting on the sentencing of six animal rights extremists, Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, said:

“It is unacceptable that campaigning for animal rights should involve criminal behaviour. The successful prosecution and sentencing of these six animal rights extremists reinforces our commitment that this behaviour will not be tolerated.”

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