As reported by the Norwegian
DFF (ALF) Infoservice:
-Fire at empty mink
News sources report that friday evening (2.1.2004) a fire started at an empty
minkfarm in Harstad (Kilbotn). There was no animals in the farm and there
was newer any danger to harm life. Police says that they suspect the fire
is started, as they se suspicious footprints forth and back to the farm from
a passing road. The norweigan ALF - Dyrenes Frigjøringsfront (DFF)
- has also claimed in a recent press-release that they will target the furindstry
with more actions in 2004. The police suspects it may have connection to the
DFF, but says it's to early to say.
-Another Furshops smashed
and painted (inside/outside)
The fur shop "Pelsmesterene AS" i Ski (Østfold) got all windows
broken and painted. Through wholes in the broken windows there was thrown
more paint. The owner of the shop says the damage costs several hundred thousands
Norwegian Kroner (NKR). In a press-release the norwegian ALF - DFF - claims
responsibilety for the action and say they will come back again
and again untill it closes down. DFF also says this action are a part of a
new offensive stategy aganist the norwegian fur industry.
In the last four days
at least five different furshops, in four different cities have been targetted
with extensive damage to windows and through paint thrown in through broken
A reprsentative for the
furdealer-alliance says the DFF have cost over 20 millions NKR (aprox.
3,000,000 USD - BB) to the norwegian fur industry through their actions
from last summer until today.
Enclosed are pictures
of the fire at the mnikfarm and from the smashed furhsop.
Pictures are taken from
Animal Liberation Frontline Infoservice - Norway