Anti-animal-testing billboard banned in Tasmania
says it "depicts unjustified violence"
Activists say powerful images
"have great impact"
AN anti-animal-testing billboard has been taken
down after the Advertising Standards Bureau declared it "depicts violence
that is unjustified".
The billboard has been displayed in numerous
sites around Tasmania over the past year,
the Mercury reported.
It shows a woman's face that has been made
up to look as though she has been subjected to tests that animals endure in
The image is part of an awareness-raising
campaign by the groups Against Animal Cruelty Tasmania and Choose Cruelty
Free about the horrors of animal testing.
"People think that animal
testing is a thing of the past. We want everyone to know exactly what they
are buying," said CCF spokeswoman Cherie Wilson.