Hunting has been banned and hunts claim to be trail hunting, but since the ban there has been intimidation and physical violence happening around hunts out in the countryside.
Two hunt personnel have been convicted of assault on hunt monitors and four hunt supporters have received police cautions.
There is a trial pending on the death of a hunt supporter.
Since the start of this hunting season there have been three instances of serious attacks on hunt saboteurs, currently being investigated by the police.
A hunt monitor’s vehicle parked at home has had its tyres slashed at night
As we found out for ourselves when filming a recent hunt, people with cameras in the vicinity of a hunt are obstructed on the public highway, stalked and physically threatened. What is the reason for all this violence?