Hello! You are part of a community of millions who seek out Democracy Now! each month for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the voices of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We produce all of this news at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation. We do this without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on support from viewers and listeners like you. Today, less than 1% of our visitors support Democracy Now! with a donation each year. If even 3% of our website visitors donated just $10 per month, we could cover our basic operating expenses for a year. Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make a monthly contribution.

Your Donation: $
Monday, August 18, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: RUSSIAN INTELLIGENTSIA
1997-08-18

CANNED HUNTING

download:   Get CD/DVD More Formats

Guests

Clive Stafford Smith, British born lawyer for over 50 detainees in Guantanamo Bay. He is the legal director of the UK charity Reprieve and has defended prisoners on death row for over 20 years. He is the author of "Eight o’clock ferry to the windward side: Seeking Justice in Guantanamo Bay."

DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

The sound of the hunter’s gun will soon replace the playful sounds of summer in many of the country’s parks and mountains. But much of the hunting happening is hardly sporting. So-called canned hunting — where animals are released into an enclosed space as small as even a football field and then shot by hunters who pay high prices for the opportunity — is commonplace and legal in more than 40 states.

Guest: • Rebecca Segall, a journalist with the Village Voice, a weekly newspaper based in New York City. She just authored the cover piece in the week’ issue called Killing Caged Creatures.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.