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Max Watson

Max Watson is an ex-Animal Liberation Front activist and prisoner, co-founder of the SHAC campaign predecessor Huntingdon Death Sciences Campaign in 1997, and host of Animal Liberation TV, a YouTube channel dedicated to telling the history of the Animal Liberation movement.

He is also directing a feature length documentary film about his friend Barry Horne, the Animal Liberation activist, prisoner and hunger striker who died in 2001, whilst serving an 18-year prison sentence, from the effects of a 68-day hunger strike against animal experiments, which was worldwide news at the time.

Max spent 15 years as an activist in the Animal Liberation movement, from Manchester hunt sabs to the lab breeder campaigns of the late 90s, and helped run Manchester Animal Protection for several years.

Max has been a vegan anarchist for 33 years.