Resources on AR Extremism and Targeted Action
These resources discuss animal rights extremism as well as tactics used in targeted action. Also listed are resources to reduce the threat of targeted action against your organization.
A global information service, ARE provides up-to-date and objective information on extremist activity. It is intended as a starting point for more coordinated responses to animal rights extremism.
North and South American Resources
Americans for Medical Progress (AMP), US
AMP offers targeted news, analysis, and protective intelligence to research institutions and law enforcement via its AMP News Service. It also offers confidential consultations with experts on threat assessment, media strategy, and outreach.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL): Extremism in America, US
In 2005, ADL compiled a report that provided an overview of the history and current activities of major AR extremist groups within the US.
KQED Public Media: Podcast on Animal Rights Extremism
In 2008 following a spate of AR extremist attacks in California, KQED held an hour long podcast discussing animals in research and AR extremism.
National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR), US
NABR provides a voice for the scientific community on legislative and regulatory issues pertaining to animal research within the US.
Information Network Associations, Inc. (INA, Inc.), US
INA is a company that provides investigative and security services to organizations as well as individuals.
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), From Push to Shove: Intelligence Report, US
In 2002, the SPLC wrote a report discussing the trends of AR extremist organizations targeting individuals and their families.
Agenda Security Services, UK
Agenda Security Services is a company specializing in employee screening, vetting, and background checks.
Support 4Rs, UK
Support 4Rs is the UK government’s supplier of protective services against AR extremists to biomedical research institutions.
We are unaware of any Asian-Pacific resources discussing tactics of AR extremism or ways to mitigate its risk.