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ARAs Liberate Innocent Death Row Prisoners

May 14, 2014

Animal rights activists in Dublin, Ireland, rescued nine lobsters from a Chinese restaurant and released them into their natural habitat, giving them the chance to live and generating widespread media attention about the cruelty of boiling live animals. By intentionally revealing their faces while filming the liberation, the participants could face legal consequences, a calculated risk taken by activists who conduct "open rescues."

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