'Secret' film could end up in court

Davies, Isabel
March 2007
Farmers Weekly;3/23/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 12, p15
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The article focuses on the plan by Mike Underhill of Briarwood Farm in Greinton, Bridgwater, England to file a civil suit against animal welfare campaigner Heather Mills. Underhill has condemned Mills for leading a team of animal welfare campaigners onto his farm without permission to film covert footage of his farrowing crates. The footage was released to the media by vegetarian campaign group Viva!. In the video, Mills describes the farrowing crates as barbaric and inhumane.


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