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The Rescue Service Svenska English

120 Hens Liberated

In the early hours of May 2nd, 2004, The Rescue Service carried out its sixteenth action, liberating 120 hens from Stråkander Paint and Farming Inc., in Vadstena. It was the largest open rescue liberation yet in the entire world.

Action 16 indicted (January 10, 2005)

Read stories about the action by:
Björn-Peder Schmid
Majja Carlsson
Tomas Nilsson

Read our press release

Media

External links, Swedish text only
2004-05-02 Sveriges Radio Östergötland
2004-05-03 Motala&Vadstena Tidning
2004-05-03 Östgöta Correspondenten
2004-05-04 Förbundet Djurens Rätt
2004-05-06 Motala&Vadstena Tidning
2004-05-07 Östgöta Correspondenten
2004-05-07 Stockholms Fria Tidning
2005-03-04 Motala&Vadstena Tidning
2005-03-24 Motala&Vadstena Tidning
Land Lantbruk

Click on the images to open a larger version in a new window.
Rader med hönsburar Hens in cages
The hens in cages at Stråkander Paint and Farming Inc.

Majja removes the hens from the cages One hen pecked to death
Left: Majja takes the hens out of the cages. Right: one hen pecked to death.

Alvin holds one of the hens Hens in one of the new homes
Left: Alvin holds one of the hens. Right: hens in one of the new homes.

High resolution images that can be used by media.
(external link)

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ACTION 18
Oct 21, 2007
20 hens rescued
ACTION 17
Nov 27, 2006
12 hens rescued
ACTION 16
May 2, 2004
120 hens rescued
ACTION 15
April 5, 2004
39 hens rescued
ACTION 14
April 27, 2003
Hatchery disarmed
ACTION 13
April 14, 2003
102 hens rescued
ACTION 12
October 11, 2002
0 hens rescued
ACTION 11
August 12, 2002
17 hens rescued
ACTION 10
June 2, 2002
38 hens rescued
ACTION 9
April 14, 2002
12 hens rescued
ACTION 8
March 27, 2002
16 hens rescued
ACTION 7
March 17, 2002
21 rabbits rescued
ACTION 6
Aug. 5, 2001
Abattoir disarmed
ACTION 5
Feb. 21, 2001
6 hens rescued
ACTION 4
Dec. 14, 2000
3 hens rescued
ACTION 3
Maj 7, 2000
36 hens rescued
ACTION 2
Feb. 15, 2000
5 hens rescued
ACTION 1
Oct. 28, 1999
24 hens rescued

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