Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2012«

Italy: protest at facility which breeds beagles for animal testing

April 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th April), an item was posted on examiner.com titled ’12 arrested in a protest at Green Hill in Italy’. ‘… April 28, Montichiari Italy, Animal Liberation Front (ALF) of Italy, protested Green Hill, a facility that breeds and raises Beagles for animal testing. Dozens of ALF protesters infiltrated one of the breeding kennels that housed […]

Ukraine: protest against killing of stray dogs for Euro 2012

April 29, 2012

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Yesterday (28th April), a gallery of images was posted on hindustantimes.com titled ‘No killing for play!’, about a protest in Kiev against the killing of stray dogs ahead of the Euro 2012 football event. ‘… Ukrainian animal-rights activists hold posters, with slogans reading ‘We want to outlive Euro 2012’, ‘Do not kill!’ and others, during […]

video of today’s march and rally for animals in laboratories

April 28, 2012

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Today (28th April), some video footage of today’s rally and march for the 2012 World Day for Animals in Laboratories was posted on YouTube. ‘… A rally and march was held in Birmingham, England to highlight the terrible cruelty to animals in research(?) labs …’ View the footage at www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8nylf_IOg0 .  

2012 World Day national march and rally for Animals in Laboratories: today, 28th April

April 28, 2012

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Today (28th April) is the 2012 World Day national march and rally for Animals in Laboratories, in Birmingham. ‘… The 2012 World Day National March and Rally will take place in Birmingham, to mark World Day for Laboratory Animals, to remember those millions of victims who die each year in laboratories around the world. Please […]

Animal Aid London-wide street collection: today, 28th April

April 28, 2012

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Today (28th April) is the Animal Aid London-wide street collection. Volunteers will be out on the streets in London with collecting tins and information materials, asking for donations for Animal Aid. Please give generously – and say hi! ‘… This is a chance to return the help that Animal Aid consistently gives to local groups, […]

Sea Shepherd condemns Faroese annual dolphin slaughter

April 28, 2012

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Today (28th April), Sea Shepherd posted a long item on their web-site titled ‘Countering the rhetoric of an apostle of whale slaughter’, consisting of an article written by a supporter of the Faroes’ annual slaughter of dolphins with inserted comments written by Captain Paul Watson. ‘… I have been asked to comment on this article […]

‘S. Korean public furious over animal abuse after dog dragged to death by car’

April 28, 2012

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Today (28th April), a news item was posted on chinadaily.com.cn titled ‘Roundup: S. Korean public furious over animal abuse after dog dragged to death by car’. ‘… SEOUL, April 28 (Xinhua) — A recent tragic case involving the death of a dog has sparked a public outcry over animal cruelty in South Korea and puts […]

Northern Ireland: ‘Local Councils gain new powers to prosecute animal cruelty offences’

April 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th April), an item was posted on derrycity.gov.uk titled ‘Local Councils gain new powers to prosecute animal cruelty offences’. ‘… From 02nd April this year, District Councils were for the first time given the responsibility to enforce the powers set out in the Welfare of Animals (NI) Act 2011. The new controls give local […]

‘Stroud council passes badger cull ban’

April 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th April), a news item was posted on the Farmers Weekly web-site titled ‘Stroud council passes badger cull ban’. ‘… Stroud District Council has voted to ban any cull of badgers on its land after more than an hour of heated discussion at its latest meeting on Thursday (26 April). The motion, tabled by […]

US: PeTA protest against leather

April 28, 2012

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Yesterday (27th April), a short news item was posted on al.com titled ‘PETA demonstrates in Birmingham against using leather for shoes’. ‘… BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Wearing little more than stylish faux-leather spiked heels and a banner reading, “Pleather Your Tootsies,” two PETA volunteers demonstrated at a Birmingham intersection on Friday. The group said its protest was […]

today’s fab. vegan food: eight recipes for a Mexican feast!

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), Gretchen Tseng posted an item on the chic vegan web-site titled ‘Crave-able recipe round-up – Cinco de Mayo’, which includes images of and links to eight fab. vegan recipes on the VEGGIE GRETTIE web-site, all of which make up a Mexican vegan feast. ‘… Courtesy of Veggie Grettie, we have a round-up […]

veganism: ‘No room for debate: why a plant-powered diet is good for everyone’

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), One Green Planet posted an item on their web-site titled ‘No room for debate: why a plant-powered diet is good for everyone’. ‘… Judging from the responses to the recent “Room for Debate” feature (in the New York Times) that asked, “Is Veganism Good for Everyone?” one can safely conclude that the […]

‘ARZone’s Vegan Buddies now fully operational’

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), a news item was posted on indymedia.org.au titled ‘ARZone’s Vegan Buddies now fully operational’. ‘… Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), the global campaigning, activities, and social network for animal advocates, announces the third phase of their ongoing Vegan Buddies Programme. With a new video http://arzone.ning.com/video/new-to-veganism-then-this-video-is-for-you-… [direct YouTube link: www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=w_EytTohAoE] this phase of ARZone’s […]

‘To effect change, should the 99% go vegan?’

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), an item was posted on the web-site of the Los Angeles Times titled ‘To effect change, should the 99% go vegan?’. ‘… “Fact: Diet-related disease is the biggest killer in the United States, right now, here today,” said Jamie Oliver in his 2010 “TedTalks” presentation. “Your child will live a life 10 […]

national march against animal testing in Birmingham: tomorrow, 28th April

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), an item was posted on freeradio.co.uk titled ‘Brum animal testing protest’. ‘… Hundreds of people will protest in Birmingham on Saturday 28th April against vivisection. The World Day for Animals in Laboratories comes to Birmingham for the first time ever – the demonstration has never been held outside of London or Manchester […]

Britain: ‘A nation of animal lovers?’

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), an item was posted on thenorthernecho.co.uk titled ‘A nation of animal lovers?’, written by Ray Mallon, the elected mayor of Middlesbrough. ‘… IT’S the things that you don’t see as much as those you do that tell you whether you’ve got a good environment. One thing I have noticed around Middlesbrough – […]

Bulgaria: animal groups working with government to save stray dogs

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), a news item was posted on arsofia.com titled ‘After the protest’. ‘arsofia.com’ is the web-site of Animal Rescue Sofia. ‘… Experts from the ministry of agriculture and animal welfare organizations have finished working on the changes to the new Regulation 41 by order of prime-minister Boyko Borisov. The regulation which is crucial […]

‘Australia, stop cruelty to exported cattle!’: sign e-petition NOW

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), an online petition was started on thepetitionsite.com titled ‘Australia, stop cruelty to exported cattle!’. ‘… * Target: Joe Ludwig, Australia’s Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry * Sponsored by: Lynn Hamilton It’s been almost a year since ABC broadcast a horrific story on cruelty to imported cattle in Indonesian slaughter houses. But […]

RSPCA: sign email to EU Commission NOW – 8-hour journey limit for live animal transport

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), the RSPCA sent an email alert to their supporters titled ‘One step closer, but it’s not over yet! Please speak out about live transport’.‏ ‘… Will you help end this suffering? Act now! Each year millions of animals suffer during long distance live transport, some animals are as young as just two […]

CIWF: only ten countries are ready for sow stall ban in EU

April 27, 2012

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Today (27th April), Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘EU sow stall ban: only 10 ready’. ‘… Only 10 countries are prepared for new EU rules that will free millions of pigs from a life of confinement. EU plans for a partial ban on sow stalls, which will […]