:"For the song of the same name, see
Bite Back (song)"
Bite Back is a Malaysia-registered website and magazine that promotes the cause of the
animal liberation movement, and specifically the Animal Liberation Front(ALF). [http://www.adl.org/learn/extremism_in_america_updates/movements/ecoterrorism/eco050125.htm Radical animal rights magazine issues 2004 "Direct Action" report] , "Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network", January 25, 2005.] According to " The Sunday Times", the name is inspired by an arson campaign targeting the American fur industry throughout the 1990s. [http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2047868,00.html Unmasked: animal extremist waging war on Oxford] , "The Sunday Times", February 19, 2006.]
Its founder and editor,
Nicolas Atwood, has said that "Bite Back's" mission is to "support animal rights prisoners of conscienceand report on current events in the struggle."Laville, Sandra & Booth, Robert. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/animalrights/story/0,,1716797,00.html "Scientists to speak out for animal tests"] , "The Guardian", February 24, 2006.]
"Bite Back" was set up in 2001 by Atwood, an animal rights activist in
West Palm Beach, Florida. [http://www.guardian.co.uk/animalrights/story/0,,1716797,00.html Personal details released as animal rights activists call for direct action] , "The Oxford Student", February 24, 2006.] In March 2005, Atwood set up a Florida-based company, Bite Back Inc, to operate the site and magazine sales. [http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2047868,00.html Unmasked: animal extremist waging war on Oxford] , "The Sunday Times", February 19, 2006.]
"Bite Back" acts as a forum for ALF activists, and a place they can leave claims of responsibility for
direct actiontaken in pursuit of animal liberation.Fickling, David. [http://education.guardian.co.uk/businessofresearch/story/0,,1852511,00.html Animal rights activist admits firebombing attempts] , "The Guardian", August 17, 2006.] In 2006, it was used to encourage attacks against Oxford University, publishing personal details of academics and calling on supporters to "do whatever it takes" to "blow these fucking monsters off the planet".
In 2007, when incendiary devices were found at
Templeton College, Oxford, "Biteback" reported a claim of responsibility on behalf of the Animal Liberation Front: "This latest action is part of an ongoing fight against the University of Oxford and its continued reign of terror over the unseen victims inside its animal labs." [Payne, Stewart. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/27/noxford27.xml "Animal activists plant bombs at Oxford college"] , "The Daily Telegraph", February 27, 2007.]
FBI, while reportedly aware of the site, say action against it would breach the First Amendment protecting freedom of speech.
In 2005, Bite Back published a "Direct Action Report," listing action carried out by activists on a global scale. It writes that, in 2004, 17,262 animals were "liberated," and 554 acts of
sabotage, vandalism and arsonwere carried out. [http://www.adl.org/learn/extremism_in_america_updates/movements/ecoterrorism/eco050125.htm Radical animal rights magazine issues 2004 "Direct Action" report] , "Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network", January 25, 2005.]
* [http://www.directaction.info/ Bite Back]
* [http://www.animalliberationfront.com Animal Liberation Front]
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