Why it’s time for Conservative animal rights advocates to step up

Partisan sorting The process of partisan sorting has significant implications for political dynamics and governance. As individuals and groups realign themselves politically based on their ideological beliefs, the risk of polarisation increases as individuals and parties become less willing to compromise or collaborate across party lines. Partisan sorting means many policies fail to win sufficient […]

Teen stands up for animal rights

EARLY this year, I witnessed my cat Jerry, who has since passed away, nearly being beaten with a broom by a neighbour from the backhouse. Jerry, an 18-year-old cat with eyesight and hearing problems, was walking in the back lane when the incident happened. I saw the neighbour pick up a broom and approach her. […]

Need for nuanced approaches to address root cause of dog-related incidents, say animal rights activists

New Delhi: Animal rights activists have emphasised the need for nuanced approaches to address the root causes of dog-related incidents after the Centre directed states to ban the sale and breeding of 23 breeds of ferocious dogs. The central government has directed states to ban the sale and breeding of 23 breeds of ferocious dogs, […]

Animal welfare groups push for donkey’s rights at AU summit

Local residents ferry maize products using donkeys from an estate in Eldoret to unknown destination within Uasin Gishu County.  [Peter Ochieng, Standard] The African Union’s InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and animal welfare organisations have intensified their advocacy mission to preserve Africa’s donkey population. The animal welfare organisations which include Brooke Action for Working Horses and […]

Animal Equality Hosts Global Protests on Animal Rights Day

Animal Equality orchestrated worldwide protests for Animal Rights Day 2023, spotlighting the cruelty in the meat, dairy, and egg industries. Across cities like Milan, Madrid, and São Paulo, the demonstrations commemorated billions of lives lost to factory farming each year. Since 1998, International Animal Rights Day has memorialized the billions of animals lost to factory […]

Britain’s animal rights campaigners swoop down on hunters of grouse and game

A dog rushes across a heather moorland, driving a red grouse to flutter hastily into the air.A gunshot rings out and the bird falls dead to the ground. The dog trots back to the hunter, holding the prey in its mouth. Britain’s hunting season has just opened, though increasingly, campaigners are putting pressure on the […]

Animal Rights Defender Wayne Hsiung Convicted of Felony for Rescuing Factory Farm Animals

In California, a jury has found the animal rights activist and attorney Wayne Hsiung guilty of three charges, including felony conspiracy to trespass, after he led direct action protests in 2018 and 2019 that rescued ducks and chickens from factory farms in Sonoma County. Hsiung faces up to three-and-a-half years at a sentencing hearing scheduled […]

Animal Rights Group Targets Max Mara, Galeries Lafayette for Using Fur – WWD

PARIS — Animal rights group Collectif SIPE is targeting Max Mara‘s boutique on Avenue Montaigne as well as Galeries Lafayette’s flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in a series of demonstrations. They are protesting the continued use of animal fur by the brand’s parent Max Mara Group, the privately held company that also owns Weekend Max Mara, […]

Bygones: 100 years ago, a protest for animal rights at Superior rodeo – Duluth News Tribune

News Tribune, July 11, 1983 The Navy destroyer USS Edson — named for General Merritt A. Edson, World War II Medal of Honor winner — will arrive in Duluth today. The Edson will dock at the Duluth Port Terminal and be open for public tours tomorrow. Former Duluthian Tim Cheslak won the 49th Lakeview Medal […]

Animal rights activists target Perry Barr dog track racegoers in new protest after Michelin eatery fury

Animal rights activists confronted Birmingham greyhound racing fans in fresh protests targeting the city. Animal Rising returned for a new demonstration weeks after police were called in to remove them from Adam’s Michelin-star restaurant in the city centre. Protesters were at the gates to Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium yesterday, June 17, in a latest bid […]

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