The city of Bayonne in the South West of France seems to think that it is necessary to be torturing animals in the name of "tradition" in the 21st century. On the 28 July 2012 people will gather to watch the torture and killing of innocent animals. We are calling on Mr Jean Grenet, the Mayor of
"The Grind," or whale slaughters, dates back to the 1500s and is a cultural tradition for the Faroese. Many people come from all over to watch whale hunters rush into the bay to slash and stab the whales until the surrounding waters turn red with their blood. Hundred's of pilot whales were
Last month, Thai authorities arrested a man at Bangkok’s international airport after discovering baby leopards, panthers, bears and monkeys in the small crates he had stuffed inside his suitcases. See the article here. According to the Freeland Foundation, an anti-trafficking group based in
Each year millions of American cows, pigs, chickens, goats, sheep and other animals who are raised, bought and sold for slaughter will travel from farms to livestock auctions. Mercy for Animals (MFA), an animal rights group, revealed that there are ongoing instances of “cruelty, egregious violence,
Cockfighting is a terrible practice where people make bets as two roosters are placed in a ring to fight to the death. The birds are bred to be aggressive and often wear knives that are attached to their spurs. These ‘weapons’ are sharp enough to break bones or puncture an eye or lung.