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Last Trial for Finnish Activists Who Document Cruelty and Suffering in Several Pig Farms

Finland
Karry and Saila could may go to jail for documenting the horror experienced into Finnish pig farms. Please show them your support.

Investigators who filmed and documented the conditions of Finnish pig farms in 2009 are going to court again next week.

Karry Hedberg and Saila Kivelä are charged with "aggravated defamation" and "disturbing the peace". Also, two other Oikeutta Eläimille activists are charged with aggravated defamation, for having being linked to the organisation's website, www.sikatehtaat.fi.
 

 

The prosecutor is demanding prison sentences and the farmers are asking for almost 200,000 euros compensation. Most of the charges were dropped during the first trial (2011), but the case is now at the court of appeals next week.

 

 

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!

You can show your support to the defendants by taking a picture of yourself with this sign, that you can download here: http://bit.ly/15culj0 and sending the picture to sikatehtaat@oikeuttaelaimille.net

 

They will publish the pictures on Oikeutta Eläimille Facebook page. Check out the other pictures at http://on.fb.me/YZztU8

Learn more about the case at www.sikatehtaat.fi/english