On Saturday 28. 3. Wenceslas Square will be flooded of activists with dead chickens

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 kohoutci_na_dlaniPRAGUE – On Saturday, March 23rd there will be an animal rights protest held in addition to the Easter market. Activists chose this day to show the public the real price of eggs. You will be able to see with your own eyes one-day-old roosters who were killed by gas which is a common practice of egg industry.

Easter with its symbol of painted eggs is coming. Therefore, animal lovers decided to highlight one of the many hidden practices of animal production. At 15 o‘clock several dozen people will gather dressed in protective suits in the lower part of Wenceslas Square. Each of them will be holding a dead rooster in their hands.

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Respect Life

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respect-lifeRespect Life is a campaign that will take place over the next 8 months, culminating in an event on the 26 September 2015.

Currently, there are 25 countries participating. The purpose of this event/campaign is to promote the ethos of the 269 movement – which is to bring animal liberation to the forefront of human consciousness and commit to do our part in bringing an end to the animal holocaust. We also wish to raise awareness about veganism, and all its benefits.

The event may be any form of demonstration, protest, rally, branding event, direct action, performance art, etc – As long as it conveys the message: Respect Life. You may even have a Vegan Day after the actual protest/event to promote veganism and to further educate about the plight of all non-human animals.

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Help us stop the cruel Christmas tradition in Czech republic!

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VANOCNI-PSIAll around the world Christmas is a symbol of serenity, peace and charity. However, this symbol relates only to humankind, or pets eventually. But towards some species, carps in particular, are humans senselessly cruel just because they believe carp is a tradition and it belongs to the Christmas atmosphere. So starting with the second half of December Czech cities are filled with overflowing vats and streets are drowning in streams of blood. Because of that we would like to ask you for help to stop this bloody tradition.

 We will try to make you better understand this whole machinery and explain what must this so-called Christmas carp endure to make Czech families happy during Christmas…

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An animal is not a product

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Zvire_neni_zboziPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – 269life Czech Republic is organising protest action called „An animal is not a product“ at Náměstí Republiky (Republic’s square) in front of Palladium shopping center on Friday at 4:00 P.M. Czech animal rights activists want point out that no life should be treated in a way of price and should not be subjected to abuse for meat, egg and dairy production, fashion or entertainment industry, point out that animals are here for their own reasons and not for our insatiable consumption. Every animal has its own value, every animal has a right to live in dignity and freedom without fear, isolation and free of constant physiological and psychological torture.

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Press release for event: “14. 5. 2014 – Activists as slaves against live exports of animals.”

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ban_live_exportPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – Animal rights activists (movement 269 Life) will meet on Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 16 P.M. in front of the Australian embassy to express their disagreement with inhuman and unnecessary “live exports”, strikingly similar to the now banned slaves transports. In the coming week such gatherings will be held in front of Australian embassies all around the world.

 “150 years ago, they would have thought you were absurd if you advocated for the end of slavery.
100 years ago, they would have laughed at you for suggesting that women should have the right to vote.
50 years ago, they would object to the idea of African Americans receiving equal rights under the law.
25 years ago they would have called you a pervert if you advocated for gay rights.
They laugh at us now for suggesting that animal slavery be ended.
Some day they won’t be laughing.

– Gary Smith

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Press release for the event on the 21th of December: Activists in the centre of Prague will be caught on hooks like fish

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PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – Animal rights activists from 269 Life Movement will gather at Prague’s important traffic center Anděl on December 21st at 14:00 to personally experience a small fraction of the horrors that the so-called Christmas Carps undergo year by year.
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By doing so, they aim to express their disapproval of the violent tradition, which involves streets filled with fish stalls and sellers with hammers in their hands, eager to kill and fillet the carps customers choose – all this in public, for all eyes (even children’s) to see. Activists‘ aim is to call the attention of the general public to the pain and suffering that millions of carps undergo each year in the name of customs and traditions. It is a reminder that Christmas is a celebration of peace and love, a reminder that there are no rational reasons to celebrate in bloodstained streets while looking at cut-off fish heads.  Continue reading „Press release for the event on the 21th of December: Activists in the centre of Prague will be caught on hooks like fish“

August 23rd demonstration for liberation and solidarity for animals

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PRAGUE – On Saturday August 24th a demonstration for liberation and solidarity for animals will take place at Andel.

Activists will gather at 11:30 to silently raise awareness about the violence we, humans, bring upon other species. They might not speak our language, but they feel pain the same way as we, the people.

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PUBLIC SLAVE AUCTION 269, PRAGUE

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On Friday, August 23rd 2013 at 5pm a public auction of slaves will take place on Old Town Square(Staromestske namesti).

This is yet another form that animal rights activists chose to bring more attention to the fact, that there is a direct link between enslavement of people and animals. In both, violence and exploitation follow the same patterns. Similarly to the human slaves in the past, animals are considered inferior and therefore ripe for subordination.

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June 26th 2013 Demonstration held on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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PRAGUE, Republic’s square – June 26th 2013 Demonstration held on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

269mainCzech animal rights activists have once again, for the fourth time, joined the worldwide campaign 269life. It originated through an event, when three Israeli activists got themselves branded with hot iron, baring number 269. Serial number of a random calf in an Israeli factory farm. Similarly to billions of other animals in farming production, this calf, too, died in a slaughterhouse. Number 269 has thus become an international symbol of fight against enslavement and holocaust of animals. The movement set off a wave of solidarity around the world.

 These days our society lives in a paradox of cruel practices in exploitation of animals.  They are very similar to those, which only in recent history, had been committed on humans. While we gradually judge cruelties against our own kind wrong and we find them unbelievable, when it comes to animals, we consider such actions ‚normal‘. Why? We all know, that animals feel pain, grief, joy or mother instinct as much as we, humans, do.

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ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS TO BE PUBLICLY BRANDED WITH HOT IRON

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poster_2013_06_26PRAGUE – On Wednesday June 26th 2013, another 269 event will take place, already in its 4th edition.

This time the organizers stiffened up and at 5 pm on the Republic square, activists will be not only tattooed, but also branded with hot iron, which is regularly used around the world to brand farmed animals. This public act aims to bring attention to the pain and suffering we, the people, cause to billions of animals without even considering, that all living beings feel pain equally to us, humans.

The protest will take place on the International Day in support of victims of torture (violence) and calls on the general public to realize, that the most casual reason or justification to violence is the feeling of superiority. The same superiority we already know from history – when black people were serving the white majority, when women were deprived of right to vote, or when Jews lost the right to life in itself. Today, most of us condemn these actions. However, we keep forgetting the most widespread form of violence and slavery happening daily in slaughterhouses, factory farms, laboratories or circuses. Even nowadays gas chambers are used to kill living beings. Even today sentient beings are held locked up in cages. Even now the lives of thinking beings are terminated ‘without a hitch’. The Holocaust has not yet ended. Continue reading „ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS TO BE PUBLICLY BRANDED WITH HOT IRON“