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Stop the Eviction ! Save the Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

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We need your help to convince the Vietnamese Prime Minister to honour his government's agreement with Animals Asia and stop the eviction of our Bear Rescue Centre from Tam Dao National Park.

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Cher C (1429)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 8:58 am

Thnx Danuta!!!


Cher C (1429)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 8:59 am

Write a letter - please mail or email The Honourable Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung

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Stop the eviction of Animals Asiaís Vietnam bear rescue centre

Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Prime Minister
Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Office of the State
1 Bach Thao
Hanoi, Vietnam
Fax: + 845 5464

Dear Honourable Prime Minister,

I write to express my deep concern about the recent attempts to evict Animals Asia and its world-class bear sanctuary from Vietnamís Tam Dao National Park.

I am appalled that this situation has arisen, particularly as the Vietnam government is leading the way in Southeast Asia by working with Animals Asia to end bear bile farming.

The eviction is in direct violation of the Vietnam governmentís 2005 agreement with Animals Asia to fund and develop a facility on 12 hectares of the park that would permanently rehabilitate and house 200 endangered bears rescued from the illegal bear bile industry. Based on this agreement, Animals Asia has invested more than US$2 million in building and infrastructure.

The closure would see 104 bears that have been rescued from the bile industry evicted, 77 Vietnamese staff made unemployed, and financial losses to Animals Asia of more than US$2 million. The local economy that depends on the centre would be severely impacted, and the Vietnamese governmentís commitment to ending bear bile farming would be called into question.

I write to ask that you honour your agreement with Animals Asia and support the organisation's right to continue operating its sanctuary.

Please honour your agreement to Animals Asia and stop the eviction.

Yours sincerely,


Cher C (1429)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 9:03 am



Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 9:08 am
Noted, email sent and petition signed.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:46 am
Noted and signed.

Pat B (356)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 12:58 pm
Thanks, Cher. Done.!!

Erin R (181)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 2:48 pm

Rhonda Maness (580)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 3:14 pm
Thanks Cher

Rhonda Maness (580)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 3:15 pm
Thanks Cher

Rock H (254)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 5:43 pm
Email sent, petition signed and this news noted. Thanks Cher!

Ali Murphy (1)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 8:11 pm
signed and shared xx

Jerry B (128)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 10:00 pm
Signed and shared..thanks Cher!

Marie W (67)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 10:01 pm
Emailed, noted

Gloria picchetti (304)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 10:56 pm

natalie n (164)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:12 pm

Leslene Dunn (84)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:13 am
Noed and signed - what can one expect from this nation - bastards.

irene davis (74)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:45 am

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:04 am

Danuta W (1249)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:12 am

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:21 am
Noted and signed.

Andrea Nemec (213)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:50 am
Noted, signed and letter sent! Thanks!

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:46 am
Signed. Animals Asia has done so much good for the bears (& other animals) I hope they are not evicted.

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 6:55 am

Gysele van Santen (213)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 8:56 am

Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 9:54 am
Signed and noted. Thanks.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 9:55 am
Sent e-mail, too!

Carol H (229)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:07 pm
signed and noted

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:13 pm
already signed and emailed from Dianne H's post, TU Cher

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:25 pm

Vladimir Tarlo (50)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:35 pm
Enough is Enough... Send these Asian sadists to their Hell. It's about time.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:09 pm

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:09 pm
Signed. Get behind this and not let the greedy have their way. The majority need to rule and insist that we are listened to.

Christeen A (368)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:10 pm
Signed the petition. Please help.

michelle t (41)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:33 pm
Petition signed.Email sent

Lisa N (206)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:38 pm
Stop the eviction!

Online petition submitted successfully - thank you.

Rebecca Cowart (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 1:41 pm

. (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:22 pm
noted & signed

Muriel Servaege (53)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:23 pm
Noted and signed. And I really hope it will work.

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:30 pm
Signed, thanks Cher!

Ana Fontan (16)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 2:57 pm
Action taken. Thank you!

. (0)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 3:00 pm

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 3:44 pm


Carlene V (202)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 4:14 pm
Action taken, thanks for the lilnk.

Christine S (134)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 5:00 pm
Noted and already signed!

Alice B (241)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 7:25 pm

Liliana D (125)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 9:12 pm
done, thanks

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 12:52 am
Noted and signed, thanks

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 1:52 am
Signed and noted thanks

SANDRA R (144)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 4:00 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 5:18 am
Signed and my wife did as well. Thank you Cher. Sorry to see that Asian bears are still suffering after being rescued and now are being evicted, more trauma for the bears.. Again, the greedy rich are at work to sabotage any progress in animal welfare. Corruption in some Asian countries seems to be so obvious, it is sickening.

Ruth C (87)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 6:12 am

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 6:43 am
Meanwhile I also sent an email to the Vietnamese prime minister with the suggested text to increase my impact. I hope I was of some help, Cher, I do feel for those rescued bears and I hope they will remain in their protective environment, they have suffered enough already.

Ludger W (71)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 6:46 am
noted, signed, ty

Sergio Padilla (65)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 1:54 pm

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday October 12, 2012, 3:11 am
Signed,TY Cher.

janet f (29)
Friday October 12, 2012, 11:55 am

sharon stringer (10)
Saturday October 13, 2012, 3:09 am
This is an absolute TRAVESTY!!!! These poor bears have endured enough in their lives without this happening to them, how on earth could ANYONE WHO LOVES ANIMALS see these beautiful bears that are now free and have tasted life outside on grass, and in sunshine, free to swim and sleep where and when they want to face life imprisioned again!!!! NO ONE, least of all what this would do to their mental state. This has to be stopped. SIgned and noted and hopefully get some good news and updates on this sad and tragic situation.

lori c (29)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 3:27 am
Noted and signed, these poor bears have been through enough misery and are just getting used to their new home

emilia boccagna (15)
Sunday October 14, 2012, 7:41 am

Jane B (30)
Tuesday October 23, 2012, 1:07 pm
Noted and signed thanks

Yulan Lawson (156)
Sunday October 28, 2012, 5:26 pm
Noted and signed.

jaya Sinha (26)
Saturday December 22, 2012, 2:17 am
For every action there is a reaction. According to the law of karma, if we cause

pain and suffering to other living beings, we must endure pain and suffering in

return, both individually and collectively. We reap what we sow, in this life and

the next, for nature has her own justice. No one can escape the law of karma.
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