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News :: Environment
15 Animal Rights Stories Around The World
07 Apr 2012
The Massachusetts School of Law held its annual
Animal Rights Day on April 7 while animal rights issues
continue to explode around world
AR News: US, UK, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Canada Bulgaria Zimbabwe etc. 15 stories




United Nations: The WTO which forced the EU to accept female hormone laced US animal flesh is now overruling US legislation which requires
country of origin labeling of animal flesh. Consumers according to the
WTO are not entitled to know which meats have pink slime, hormones,
lethal insecticides, possible BSE engendering animal parts fed to other
animals etc. In addition, the WTO has ruled against labeling of dolphin-free tuna. Millions of dolphins a year are killed in tuna fish nets.[/b]
http://www.citizen.org/Page.aspx?pid=5245&frcrld=1
(Public Citizen was founded by Ralph Nader)

Spain: Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy and another brutal
Nobel laureate, Mario Vargas Llosa, work to bring bullfighting back to Catalonia. (Associated Press 3/22/12)
*
India: Central Warehousing Corp. of India is killing rats and mice in airlines testing.
http://action.petaindia.com/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=111&ea.campaig

UK: Snitch involved in arrest of animal rights investigator
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2012/04/07/animal-ri/[/b]

UK: Pig abuser whose employees beat pigs in the face with rods (video documented) was found dead in his home
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/15/pig-farmer-animal-cruelty-fo
*
Kenya: Continued habitat destruction for
elephants results in invasive tagging
http://www.ifaw.org/us/news/spotlight-kenya-satellite-tagging-tsavo-elep
*
Canada continues to subsidize bear as well as seal murder while celebrities Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez
wear the bloodied skins of dead animals
http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-clothing/animals-used-for-fu
*
Bulgaria: Work to prevent killing of strays
http://legalaction4animalrights.net/2012/04/02/bulgaria-dont-kill-the-st/
*
African countries allowing leopard hunting:
Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Australia: Veterinarians band together to ban live export of cows, sheep and other animals to other countries for
slaughter
http://www.vale.org.au/index.html
A British citizen describes his experience on a boat shipping sheep
http://www.postpoems.org/authors/animalpoems/poem/345395

Indonesia: powerful film about orangutan's death as massive deforestation continues
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2118376/Filmmakers-heart-wrenchi

Zimbabwe; Hunting Legends International helped
http://news.discovery.com/animals/was-trump-sons-hunt-legit-120320.html
The images show Eric and Donald Trump proudly showing off their animal victims, which included a leopard, elephant, crocodile, water buffalo, civet, kudu and other species. The photos were snapped two years ago.
http://worldanimalnet.org

Brazillian Ranchers covertly using Agent Orange in destruction of animal habitat
http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/vietnam-era-weapon-be
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US: Michigan: Government is days away from murdering free range family farm
pigs as a way of cementing the concentration camps known as factory farms[/b]
http://www.naturalnews.com/035372_Michigan_pigs_farm_freedom.html#ixzz1r

*
US: Utah: has passed a law banning photography at factory farms... a sign
that those who love animals are winning[/b]
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/53863671-90/animal-law-lovitz-laws
See also:
http://worldanimalnet.org

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