2011 September

September 29, 2011

ESDAW asking for support to demand a common EU law for companion animals in Spain

[Translate] A severe case of animal brutality has been reported from sources on Facebook. The page “Save dogs from Being Killed”, is asking for help to stop the brutal slaughter of Galgos(Spanish Greyhounds) at the hands of the racing industry.   The murder of Galgos killed in Spain is not[…]

September 29, 2011

A temporary victory! Judge in Brazil orders halt of Belo Monte mega-dam construction!

[Translate] A temporary victory for the indigenous people of the Amazon rain forest and activists who stood with them, worldwide! A judge in Brazil has ordered that the construction of the Belo Monte mega-dam in the Amazon be suspended, warning that it would disrupt the lives of the indigenous and[…]

September 19, 2011

Student Arrested For Asking Question About Primate Experimentation

[Translate] CALL TO ACTION! Phone/email campaign in response to arrest of student for asking a difficult question about animal experimentation. Background: On Friday, September 9th Canisius College’s Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations (ISHAR) hosted what was promoted as a “symposium” event on animal experimentation, entitled “The Use of[…]

September 5, 2011

Fetus soup? Irresponsibility and racism go hand-in-hand

[Translate] We would like to draw everyone’s attention to another irresponsible article in regard to the ridiculous accusations against Asians in regard to the consumption of serving human fetuses as food in Asia here. “Believers” in the “fetus soup” stories have been severely “duped” and by allowing themselves to “buy into”[…]

September 2, 2011

A brave little girl who stands in defense of a 550 pound captive tiger

[Translate] We often hear people say that children possess a certain honest quality which adults often lack. Generally, this is associated with innocence and often, it can be overlooked or dismissed. In some cases however, one finds it difficult to overlook certain qualities in a child that all human adults[…]