Tag: <span>activist</span>

Loved ones of missing Laos activist reveal new proof

Posted December 14, 2015 21:08:44 Fresh footage of an abducted activist’s classic American Jeep could crack open a three-year-old mystery in Laos, campaigners say. On December 15, 2012, Sombath Somphone was driving property when he was pulled over just metres from the Australian Embassy Recreation Club in the capital, Vientiane. Mr Sombath was properly known…


Farmed turkeys endure ‘the worst suffering’: animal rights activist

Posted December 13, 2015 15:49:06 Photo: These former battery farm turkeys had been destined for the Christmas table. (ABC News: Lucy Shannon) Animal rights campaigners claim factory-farmed turkeys endure some of the worst suffering of any farmed animals, but the business rejects the allegations. Up to five million turkeys are killed annually in Australia, several…