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Research Highlight: Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995-2010


Research Highlight: Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995-2010

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This research highlight provides an overview of the arsons and bombings conducted by perpetrators affiliated with the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) and Animal Liberation Front (ALF) between 1995 and 2010, and analyzes the characteristics of the individuals convicted of these crimes. Data are drawn from the U.S. Extremist Crime Database.

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Chermak, Steven M., Joshua Freilich, Celinet Duran, and William S. Parkin. 2013. "Research Highlight: Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995-2010." April. https://www.start.umd.edu/sites/default/files/files/publications/research_briefs/START_BombingAndArsonAttacksByEnvironmentalAndAnimalRightsExtremists_ResearchHighlight_May2013.pdf

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