Hillsboro, OR — On January 29th, No New Animal Lab, with representation from the Civil Liberties Defense Center, filed an anti-SLAPP Special Motion to Strike against injunctions filed on behalf of two executives of Skanska USA. Skanska and its key decision makers have been the subject of a year-long protest campaign, organized under the banner of No New Animal Lab, for their $90 million contract to build a large, underground animal research lab for the University of Washington (UW).…
Seattle, WA — This Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 2pm PT, hundreds of activists are expected to take the streets to protest The University of Washington (UW) and Skanska Construction, who are attempting to construct an underground animal research facility designed to expand the University’s cadre of primate and canine subjects exponentially.
Creative actions and protests, coordinated in part by the No New Animal Lab campaign, have intensified scrutiny regarding UW’s animal research, including the 2014 USDA findings that they improperly cared for their animals.
Saturday’s protest is part of the World Week For Animals in Laboratories international week of action.
What: Mass protest and rally against The University of Washington
When: Saturday, April 25th,at 2pm PDT
Who: No New Animal Lab campaign and northwest animal advocates
Where: University of Washington Campus, Red Square near Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, WA 98105