Spiked Witness

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ The pages below are taken from an unpublished book, Persecution of the British Circus, on the notorious circus set-up perpetrated by the animal rights group Animal Defenders International (ADI) in the late nineties. Why unpublished? Because the publishers were terrified of reprisals from animal rights groups and only agreed to go to print if their name was omitted from … Continue reading Spiked Witness

The Badgering Continues

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ In April of this year we wrote an article stating that Scotland’s CPS – the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) – had cottoned on to the antics of Terry Hill, the League Against Cruel Sports’ hunt monitor. We made the following public comment: It turns out that we were very much mistaken. Not about the crook, Hill. … Continue reading The Badgering Continues

SNP’s Toxic LACS Relationship

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ After five years of trying to smear hunt folk with false allegations of illegal hunting up in Scotland using highly edited videos, the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) appear to have finally thrown in the towel. If you want to read an account of what happened from a newspaper that threw its weight behind the League’s tawdry campaign then … Continue reading SNP’s Toxic LACS Relationship

Bobby Roberts Was Set Up

BY THE EDITOR & NIGEL BEAN The Bobby Roberts case involving Elephant Anne, as we have written about, is full of holes and replete with numerous red flags. Nicolae Nitu, who beat elephant Anne – he is now on the run from British justice and back in his homeland, Romania –  was part of an animal rights’ group set up. Take the dodgy photograph of … Continue reading Bobby Roberts Was Set Up

The Compromising of Terry Hill

BY NIGEL BEAN The victims of “Spike Stocker” recently learnt he had not just disappeared into thin air after supposedly lifting the lid on circuses including the much publicised Mary Chipperfield’s operation at Croft Farm in late 1997. The resultant news articles after the Chipperfield trial revealed the infiltrator they knew as “Spike Stocker” was a cover name for “Terry Stocker”. Stocker disappeared into thin … Continue reading The Compromising of Terry Hill