You can find my previous post here: hope for the future
If you haven't read it yet: do so now...and see with you own eyes how the fur industry responds to criticism (like putting out a bounty on animal activists and such).
The images were made by animal activists of animal rights group Anima in cooperation with Danish TV2 and Extra Bladet. After the images were aired it apparently became clear to the authorities that this could not continue any longer. And yes: fur breeders are being charged for animal abuse.
The fur industry tried everything they could to stop the broadcast of the documentary on TV2...and of course they seize the opportunity to claim how well their animals are being taken care of, never forgetting to mention how extreme and dangerous those vegetarian/vegan animal rights activists really are (fur folk love to do that to divert attention I guess).
But what seems to work in Canada or the US didn't work here in Europe.
According to the Danish newspaper 'Politiken':
De 34 avlere, som blev afsløret i dyremishandling, talte blandt andre Dansk Pelsdyravlerforenings formand, Erik Ugilt Hansen.
So, 34 breeders were charged with animal abuse...among others the chairman of the fur breeders association Erik Ugilt Hansen.
If you read some Danish, you can read it all here: Politiken article on fur
I hope these images and the discussions it will spark in Denmark and other countries will wake up some people to the reality of this unnecessary and cruel product.
Don't wear fur: You don't need it to keep warm, you don't need it to look good (and since when is that an excuse?), you won't die because you aren't wearing fur (animals will, for nothing)...
Here is some more information about the hideous conditions in which fur bearing animals live (danish): fur