During the Easter holiday, windows, walls and several vans at two butchers and a fish shop in Ticino (southernmost Switzerland) were damaged with red paint. Slogans were also painted, such as "A morte i macellai" ("To death the butchers") and "Bastardo di pescatore" ("Bastard fishermen"). In a claim of responsibility sent to newspapers, the Animal Liberation Front promised, "Slaughtered animals you will be avenged."