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LCA would like to thank Rupert Murdoch for his compassionate choice to condemn Australia's live animal export. The fight for the animals is just beginning; LCA will make sure Murdoch keeps his word!
Fully Conscious Trussed Australian Sheep Stuffed into a Trunk in Kuwait
On Friday, October 21, 2011, Chris DeRose, president and founder of Last Chance for Animals (LCA), was the only guest (non-shareholder or media), invited by Rupert Murdoch himself, to attend the News Corporation's Annual General Meeting.
The invitation was prompted by a letter LCA sent to Murdoch threatening civil disobedience if Murdoch did not take an official stance condemning Australia's live animal export.
Rarely are speakers allowed longer than two minutes; Chris DeRose was given almost five, after which Murdoch replied "yes" to all three of the following following questions:
DeRose also added, "You're the one single individual who can make a difference on the issue."
LCA protesting at the News Corp AGM
Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-American global media tycoon, is the major shareholder, Chairman, and Managing Director of the media conglomerate News Corporation.
LCA's position is that some of the papers owned by News Corporation print defamatory and inaccurate stories that are anti-animal and anti-activist, particularly on the issue of live animal export. Murdoch is a powerful man whose voice could end the unnecessary suffering of millions of animals.
LCA would like to thank Rupert Murdoch for his compassionate choice to condemn Australia's live animal export.
The fight for the animals is just beginning; LCA will make sure Murdoch keeps his word!
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