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Mischief Night Visit to Skanska Executive's Home

Received anonymously: 

"Portland-area Skanska Senior Vice President Tim Baugus woke up to a special Mischief Night surprise on Saturday morning. Late the night before, his front yard was turned into a “House of Horror,” with bloodied and mutilated stuffed animals hanging from bushes and a banner strung up that read, “Skanska House of Horror,” so that community trick-or-treaters were warned to avoid his house. In the traditional spirit of Mischief Night, his house was also decorated with toilet paper.

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Skanska banners in D.C. get "redecorated"

Received anonymously: 

Activists paid a visit to a Skanska construction site in Washington, D.C. over the weekend to remind the company that their contract to build an animal testing facility in Seattle will have repercussions across the country. The activists repurposed dozens of Skanska banners, and billboards, letting the public know the truth about their dealings in animal cruelty.

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Halloween visit to the home of Skanska CEO Richard Cavallaro -- with Richard Cavallaro masks!

From NYC Animal Defense League: 

On Halloween night, activists from NYC Animal Defense League visited the home of Skanska USA President & CEO, Richard Cavallaro at 6 Castle Harbor Road in Huntington Bay, Long Island.

Being in the Halloween spirit, the protesters dressed up as Richard Cavallaro himself, wearing masks with his face on it, while others dressed as the mice he will ultimately be responsible for torturing and killing if this lab is built.

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#HauntSkanska Creeps Over Portland

From Portland activists: 

This Fall is a somber time as UW begins a new school year hoping to divert attention away from the lab and its opposition, and Skanska entrenches itself further in an industry of animal abuse, torture, and death. It is truly scary to think that these institutions want nothing more than to make money from the senseless captivity and suffering of animals. It is haunting.

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DC and Virgina #HauntSkanska on Mischief Night

#HauntSkanska report from DC activists:

"DC-area activists gathered outside Skanska's Arlington VA office Friday afternoon.  The "Skanska Kills Puppies" banner and demonstrators' chanting reminded employees and people on the street that Skanska's contract will let the UW exploit thousands more animals--animals who think and feel just like our beloved cats and dogs.

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Pressure Points: No New Animal Lab Campaign Directory!

Pressure Points: No New Animal Lab Campaign Directory is a new dynamic map that contains information about University of Washington and Skanska leadership and loca

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Stuart E Graham, Skanska Chairman, Visited at South Florida Residence

Received anonymously:

Although Stuart E. Graham is current Chairman of the Board of Directors and former President and CEO of Skanska AB, the Swedish global parent company, he apparently lives in the United States. In fact, Stuart lives in a lavish private community in south Florida. As Chairman and former global CEO, Stuart Graham may be the single most influential Skanska executive in the United States. Mr. Graham is also a major investor in Skanska, owning close to 100,000 shares, totally about $1.8 million USD.

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