‘Defending Palestine: Liberating the People, the Land, and Animals’ will not be a traditional conference. It will focus on the shared struggle for land and liberation for all species in occupied Palestine, May 3 through May 6, 2018.
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Find out why Brazil’s ban on exporting live animals lasted only three days, how Baja California is taking aim at bloodsports, what’s behind an anti-pit bull “Super Bowl” commercial, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Found out how China is implementing its new ban on ivory sales, why Pope Francis promoted a circus convicted of cruelty, what Sindh’s new bill means for animal rights in Pakistan, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
For PAL, animal liberation cannot be divorced from anti-colonialism, Palestinian liberation and solidarity, and defense of the land and all the life that it supports.
Lebanon has enacted its first animal welfare law, which prohibits abuse and neglect of animals and regulates their treatment in breeding operations, pet shops, homes, farms, slaughterhouses, laboratories, and zoos.
The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) welcomes the judgement of the Pietermaritzburg High Court that no wild or captive elephant may be exported for the purpose of keeping it in captivity in a controlled environment.
The book Just Josh tells the story of a rescued street dog from Turkey, raising awareness of the plight of unwanted animals and helping to increase support worldwide for animal welfare.
Undercover footage released by Animals International shows the abuse of farm animals exported from Europe to the Middle East. Such commonplace acts of cruelty demonstrate a chronic failure to enforce animal welfare standards during live export abroad.
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.
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!
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!
The Iranian Anti-Vivisection Association (IAVA) has jointly won the 2016 Lush Prize for their work to replace animal experiments and implement alternatives in education and training.