23 April 2011
demonstrators runis before the Paris City Hall Building, on the occasion
of World Journe laboratory animals. AFP / Miguel Medina
Prs a thousand people, majority of militant anti-vivisection associations
from France, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy came together Saturday, April 23
Paris to protest against vivisection, the use of animals under laboratory
Mobiliss calling International Campaigns, a collective of
associations cr in 2003 in France, protesters were beginners in runis APRS
afternoon in front of City Hall Building, during the - Journe World
Laboratory Animal . Other rallies silent prvus conjuction in Britain,
according to Christophe Marie of the Brigitte Bardot Foundation.
the Torture' , 'vivisection? Abolition!' , 'In the laboratories of
vivisection in Europe, an animal dies every three seconds' : associations,
including the Foundation Brigitte Bardot, Antidote Europe, Gaia, Animals pril (Belgium), EquiVita (Italy) hosted a
'militant cyclist' , which
finished in Paris, the occasion of this 'European market' , a bike tour of
France to raise awareness.
'He waits, he is afraid, he anticipates', can be read under the photo of
a monkey cage. AFP / Miguel Medina
Several coffins bearing the names of animals 'utiliss and sacrificed' to
test such products cosmtiques - 12 million in Europe, near one billion
worldwide, according to organizers - were t located on the square where
several spokespersons have succd.
dnoncent associations, says Mary,
'character rgressif' of the Regulation of the practice in Europe, 'lack of
political will of the methods dvelopper proxy' face 'pro-vivisection lobby'
and its clamor 'outright abolition' .
The demonstrators were then
visit cortge up the Place des Vosges front of the house of Victor Hugo,
'first league PRESIDENT OF antivivisection Franaise - in 1883, according to
organizers. They should observe 'a minute of silence for the animals .