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Germany: Animal rights activists hold vigil in front of LPT facility in Mienenbuttel

6 20.10.2019 Инфо

M/S Candles in front of the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT), Mienenbuttel
W/S People placing candles on the ground
C/U Candles
C/U Poster of a monkey reading "I am not an experiment"
M/S People lighting candles
C/U Candles and banners in memory of the animals used for experiments
M/S Candles and banner reading" (German): "Nobody wants to be skinned"
C/U Candles
M/S Candles and crucifixes
M/S People lighting candles
C/U Candles and roses
M/S Dog
M/S People holding a banner
C/U Woman holding candle
M/S Activist speaking to crowd
M/S People holding banner
SOT, Benny, activist (German): "The government or the authorities [need to] finally wake up. *INAUDIBLE* It cannot continue in this way in any case. Animals are essential, and not objects, and one should prevent what has happened here, it is scary." *LOOSE TRANSLATION*
M/S Activists
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M/S People holding banners
C/U Banner reading (German): "Everything human beings do to animals returns to humans"
M/S Entrance to the Laboratory
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Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil in front of the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT) in Mienenbuttel on Saturday night, amid the recent publication of shocking footage showing animal cruelty within its lab.
Holding banners and candles, they paid their respects to the animals used for scientific experiments in the laboratory.
Earlier in Hamburg on Saturday, more than 7,000 people marched to protest against the LPT for its animal testing.
The distressing footage that prompted the protests was reportedly obtained at the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT) by an undercover activist working for the Soko Tierschutz and Cruelty Free International organisations.
It shows monkeys strapped in metal harnesses and kept in cramped containers, while cats and dogs are left in degrading conditions after alleged toxicity testing.