World Week for Animals in Laboratories - 2010 Recap
IDA's 23 annual World Week for Animals in Laboratories (WWAIL) was held from April 17 - 24 2010. IDA activists successfully hosted, promoted and publicized WWAIL demonstrations in dozens of cities in the U.S., as well as in Canada, France, Ireland and England.
Actions range from large-scale marches and demonstrations to leafleting, tabling and film showings on college campuses, including several universities where experiments which made IDA's "Top 10" list were conducted.
On behalf of animals in labs and all of us at IDA, thank you for a powerful week of action!
For those of you unable to participate this year, please join IDA and activists throughout the world next April to make WWAIL 2011 the most powerful anti-vivisection event to date.
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U.C. Berkeley (April 19th)
Los Angeles, CA
U.C. Los Angeles
San Francisco, CA
U.C. San Francisco (April 20th)
University of Minnesota
Albany Medical (April 17th)
Table at the Binghamton Public Library and the Binghamton University Earth Day
Ohio State University
University of Texas, Dallas
Ottawa Animal Defense League (OADL) held a demo and outreach in the down town core across from the Parliament Buildings on April 22
Information stalls in Paris with 3 actions in various places and this one with videobroadcasting on vivisection and street theater and in other areas in France also such as Grenoble, Montpellier (street theater also) and Toulouse (street theater also)
+ Local leafletting actions and petition signing
+ A bicycle rally between two towns in south of France
+ Also, 20 local actions on the very 24th of April, Word Lab Animal Day - the first time here
+ Lots of buzz on animals in labs on facebook with a tremendous 1,000 fans for International Campaigns in just 2 weeks and also lots of awareness and publicity on French blogs and other social medias.
+ A cyberaction during WWAIL here (lots of participation)
+ Tens of thousands of antivivisection flyers handed over to the public during this WWAIL all over France and lots of awareness
For more information on WWAIL in France go to: http://semaine-mondiale-animaux-laboratoire.org/rapports-dactions/smal-2010/