Islam does allow the consumption of meat and animal products, but it accompanies this with a list of strict conditions on how to treat the animals ethically and prevent their suffering as much as possible. It also does not prohibit veganism or consider it a sin. Thus, everyone has the complete freedom to choose a vegan diet and abstain from eating meat.
It is much easier to be cruel than one might think. There’s no doubt the creatures we farm to eat suffer, but we probably never see battery farm animals so it becomes easy to ignore. But lions? A beautiful near-endangered creature on Africa’s shrinking wildlands? Well, we drink them.
Historically, 75% of birds used in racing events never return. Under pressure from NSPCA, the organisers of the SAMDR pigeon race decided to cancel it and return the birds to their loft.
Four men have been sentenced to prison in South Africa for cruelty to animals, for transporting 41 donkeys to be slaughtered under horrific conditions.
In this episode, find out how dogfighting was finally criminalized throughout Mexico; why India’s ban on jallikattu bull wrestling was lifted; what wildlife farming in Nepal, Egypt, and South Africa means for animal welfare and conservation; and more!
The demand for donkey skins, supposedly for medicinal purposes, continues in South Africa. The NSPCA has uncovered another horrific donkey killing site where hundreds of donkeys were illegally and brutally slaughtered on a farm in Olifantshoek.
Safari Club International (SCI) will auction the lives of 280 South African animals to raise funds to lobby the Trump Administration against measures protecting threatened species like elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard.
Liberia Animal Welfare & Conservation Society (LAWCS) is the voice of animals in Liberia. Please watch our video and visit our website.
The results of a shocking investigation by The Donkey Sanctuary reveal mass-scale suffering of donkeys caught up in global trading of their skins to sustain the demand for ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine that relies on gelatin from the hides.
In a move clearly supporting the canned lion hunting industry, the South African Government plans to permit the annual export of 800 lion skeletons to manufacturers of fake tiger wine.
It may be a story of extreme cruelty in the name of science. It may also be about fraud. This story certainly involved the death of hundreds of wild animals, which underpinned a doctoral dissertation plus a paper in the British Ecological Society’s Journal of Applied Ecology.
Learn what drove Ringling Bros. out of business, why Japan has resumed whaling in Antarctica, how China is phasing out legal ivory, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!