As of this morning, Brian Vaillancourt has been moved to Robinson Correctional Facility, a minimum security men’s prison in Illinois. Last month he was approved to start taking college courses and he is looking forward to finishing his education at this new facility.
Brian is an ALF operative convicted of the attempted arson of a slaughterhouse called McDonald’s in Rosemont. His expected release date is September 25, 2020. In addition to his covert forms of activism, he was integrally involved in Eleventh Hour’s above ground efforts to expose and confront vivisection crimes. One of his last letters received by NIO’s founder saddened us. We believe Brian is not getting the support he needs and deserves.