Reported by local activists:
"Today around 120
people went to Yamanouchi Meppel (Netherlands) to show their disgust about
Yamanouchis dirty money spent on animal testing in HLS. Four people
blocked the gate with lock-ons and other activists showed their disgust to
the employees. This was a loud, noisy demo and ensured that activists throughout
Europe know where to find this disgusting company responsible for the murder
of many thousands of animals at HLS.
After the Yamanouchi action
the activists went to
a mink farm in Putten and entered the farm on the back by kicking the fence.
Some activists entered the sheds and released between 100 and 200 minks. Others
destroyed 50 mink farm cages and smashed up cameras, windows of the vehicles
and the house. The mink farmer was called all the names under the sun and
some bricks were thrown by individuals. The damage to the farm will be a couple
of thousand euros and shows the strong fur farm community in Putten as well
as companies like Yamanouchi that everything can happen, day and night."