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Roger Yates

ROGER YATES

Vegan activist 

Appearing Saturday 12pm and Sunday 1pm in the Deep Veganism Talks room

Dr. Roger Yates has been a vegan activist since turning vegan in 1979. He was involved in a series of campaigns in the 1980s, including helping to open the first “animal rights shop” in Britain. He has been a committee member of the BUAV, and part of the Sea Shepherd crew in Scotland. He was jailed for 4 years in the late 1980s as a result of being a press officer for the Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group. He is currently engaged in vegan education outreach in Dublin, Ireland, and is an occasional lecturer in sociology at University College Dublin (UCD).

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