Update 27.11.20: Two more major landowners have suspended licenses today. The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) stated that “Whilst these allegations are being examined by the police and Crown Prosecution Service to determine if any criminal offences have taken place, we have suspended trail hunting on National Park Authority land.“This will include the suspension […]

HOWL: Hounds Off Wildlife!

HOWL magazine

HOWL – the magazine of the Hunt Saboteurs Association – will be hitting the doormats of our thousands of members in the next week or so. As usual, it is packed with news from the front line in the fight against all blood sports. This forty-page edition features articles on a huge range of topics […]

HSA New Merchandise!

Whether it’s your first cuppa in the morning or one relaxing reading the latest HOWL before bed you can show your support with one of the new HSA mugs! Featuring the fox silhouette with grungy Sabotage font along with the classic HSA logo it’ll be a popular choice for all wildlife lovers mug cupboards. As […]

Mink Hunters – Nowhere to Hide

Courtenay Tracy Hunt

For the past two months sabs have continued their summer of action against the elusive mink hunts. Northern groups have intensified their campaign against the Northern Counties Mink Hunt, kennel watching them every week and receiving plenty of tip-offs from fed up locals. The hunt appear to have been staying at home on Saturdays to […]

Hunt Saboteurs Association AGM Cancelled

Hare hunters sent packing by sabs

With regret, the HSA committee has decided to cancel this year’s AGM due to be held at Reading International Solidarity Centre on 24th July 2021. The safety of sabs, supporters and the public are our priority and continued uncertainty around Covid-19 means that we do not feel it can go ahead. In normal times, the […]

Earth Awareness Day

In March 2021, a newly built artificial fox earth was discovered in woodland in Cambridgeshire, on land frequented by the Fitzwilliam Hunt of Peterborough. This location was less than one mile from two regular hunt meet locations. This hunt have been known to make active use of artificial fox earths, as terriermen have been witnessed […]

Take A Walk On The Wild Side

HSA supporters will not want to miss the UK launch of new documentary On The Wild Side. The film, by Giacomo Giorgi, will be screened on Wednesday 26th May 2021 at 19:30 BST. All over the world, humans continue to view the hunting of animals as a hobby. No longer a fundamental tool for survival, […]

Grouse Moors – The Desolate North!

Typical snare

HSA Shooting Officer Drive through some of the countryside in Wales, Scotland and England you could be forgiven for thinking, especially when the heather is in bloom, how beautiful and diverse it is. In reality, the Grouse Moors are not dissimilar to palm oil plantations: a monoculture. The “crop” being grouse. The only animals allowed […]

Huntsman Jonathon Seed Disqualified As PCC Candidate

Jonathon Seed disqualified

Update 11.05.21:As expected Huntsman Jonathon Seed won the PCC election in Wiltshire. Due to him being disbarred it is looking likely there will be another election, possibly at a cost of around 1.5 million pounds. Our campaign against him was very public, and our posts about him having past convictions were seen by around eighty […]

Anglers Target Otters

Hunt saboteurs disrupt the Northern Counties Otterhounds, 1970s.

Hunting and pollution drove otters to the brink of extinction in the 1970s, but now they are back.   Their widespread return to our waterways is one of few recent successes for Britain’s beleaguered wildlife. Yet instead of celebrating the return of this beautiful animal, extremist anglers have launched a petition to have its legal protections […]

Hunt Saboteur Left For Dead By Badger Baiters

A member of Manchester Hunt Saboteurs was nearly killed by badger baiters in the Little Lever area of Bolton last night. The sab was checking on badgers when he disturbed a gang of five thugs digging out a known badger sett. Warning: Graphic Images He was then set upon, viciously beaten, and left for dead. […]