On March 5th, 2018...

Thirteen activists from four organizations across three countries and three continents released the second internationally coordinated open rescue which saved the lives of 15 animals. 

On March 5th, 2017...

Activists from Animal Liberation Victoria (Australia), Direct Action Everywhere (USA), Tierretter.de (Germany) and Tomma burar (Sweden) released the world's first internationally coordinated open rescue. Twenty-one activists took part in this rescue that saved the lives of 37 animals across three different continents. Watch the video here.  


why march 5th?

March 5th was chosen as International Open Rescue Day as it is the date of the first open rescue to ever take place, conducted by Animal Liberation Victoria in Australia in 1993. International Open Rescue Day was first observed in 2017.