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AustraliaVegan activists could face jail: Morrison

14:21  10 april  2019
14:21  10 april  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Vegan protesters who target farmers' homes could face a year in jail under new laws proposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison . If re-elected in May, Mr Morrison plans to change the laws to prevent vegan activists from using private information about farmers to harass them.

Morrison : Vegan activists who target the homes of farmers could face a year behind bars. The Prime Minister has vowed to introduce harsh new prevention measures to clamp He promised to introduce laws banning people from inciting criminal activity against farmers, with jail terms up to 12 months.

Vegan activists who target farmers' homes and lawful businesses could face a year in jail under proposed new laws to stop disruptive protests.

If re-elected in May, Mr Morrison plans to change the laws to prevent vegan activist organisation Aussie Farms from using private information about farmers to harass them.

"They are being targeted in the most mercenary way by an organisation that can only think of itself and not think about the real damage that is being done to the livelihoods of these hard-working Australians," Mr Morrison told reporters in Launceston on Wednesday.

Family-friendly goat café is forced to close its doors after it's subjected to 'four months' worth of constant harassment, vile statements and threats from abusive vegan activists'

Family-friendly goat café is forced to close its doors after it's subjected to 'four months' worth of constant harassment, vile statements and threats from abusive vegan activists' The Gippy Goat Café in the small Victorian town of Yarragon, about 110km south-east of Melbourne, closed its doors for the final time on Sunday, claiming they could no longer stand the abuse. Owners John and Penny Gommans said they have been targeted for months. They claim tensions have only gotten worse since activists broke into their farm and stole three goats last December.

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He promised to introduce laws banning people from inciting criminal activity against farmers, with jail terms up to 12 months.

"Those who engage in using such information to incite criminal activity of people going and seeking to trespass or cause these types of injuries to the well-being of our farming community, they will face jail terms of up to 12 months," Mr Morrison said.

"We're not kidding. It's not just their farm, it's their home. It's where their kids live and grow up."

Vegan protesters on Monday launched a cross-border campaign targeting a busy Melbourne street, plus abattoirs and farms in Victoria, NSW and Queensland.

The Aussie Farms website publishes an interactive map of farms across the country, which the organisation says exposes animal exploitation in a secretive industry.

40 vegans have been charged over the protest that shut down Melbourne's CBD - with one facing five year jail - but the animal activists have warned they'll strike again soon

40 vegans have been charged over the protest that shut down Melbourne's CBD - with one facing five year jail - but the animal activists have warned they'll strike again soon Protesters chained themselves to vehicles in Melbourne's central city, bringing peak hour traffic to a halt on Monday morning at the intersection of Flinders Street and Swanston Street. Protesters also gathered at abattoirs in Corio, Pakenham, Laverton North and Bacchus Marsh, as part of a national series of rallies.

Parents should face a posible prison sentence if they impose a vegan diet on their children, according to an Italian The legislation was proposed by Elvira Savino of the Forza Italia party, and would see parents who provide their children with an “inadequate” diet handed sentences of up to four years in jail .

Two vegan activists have been jailed for a string of attacks on butchers and restaurants in France that caused millions of euros in damage. In what was described as the first case of its kind in the country, the pair were handed prison sentences for criminal damage to shops, butchers and eateries.

The protests resulted in scores of arrests, criminal charges and a renewed call for farmers to take action, with the federal government committing to underwrite legal claims.

Privacy laws were changed last Friday to potentially expose Aussie Farms' website to significant penalties for publishing farmers' addresses and contact details.

Attorney-General Christian Porter said the laws would make it illegal to use a carriage service to disclose personal information to incite criminal activity.

But the laws would include exemptions for journalists and whistleblowers who reveal illegal conduct within the agricultural industry.

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