Kaporos meaning "atonements" is a medieval custom preceding Yom Kippur - the Jewish Day of Atonement - in which thousands of chickens are ritually slaughtered by ultraorthodox sects in New York City, Los Angeles and elsewhere these groups are located.
Most farmed animals are starved for hours, even days, as they are being transported to slaughter. In remembrance and solidarity with their tremendous suffering, we invite you to join activists across the world in a Fast Against Slaughter on October 2nd.
Recently, veterinarians and other staff members from the Kenyan Wildlife Service were responsible for saving the lives of 11 elephants who were poisoned by poachers. This grueling and dangerous job requires a great deal of time and commitment.
Yupi was captured when she was only a few mths old after her mother was cruelly shot & killed by hunters in Alaska. She was sent to a city zoo in Mexico where she has suffered in up to 95-degree temps in a barren concrete enclosure for the last 21 years.
This guy belongs in a mental institution, not a jail.
A man facing 184 charges for abuse of 92 animals seized from his southeast home a month ago, the vast majority of them rabbits, has been denied bail.
Wild horses are being rounded up and removed from their home on our public lands by the thousands every year. Today more wild horses live in captivity in taxpayer-subsidized holding facilities than remain in the wild. This is despite alternatives ...
You may be aware of the problem of the killing of stray dogs in Romania and the subsequent public interest and sympathy this has created across Europe and indeed further afield to the US, Canada and Australia.
Speak out and urge the European Trade Commissioner to ensure that the TTIP agreement aligns policies toward the strongest animal protection measures in place without dismantling the progress already achieved
The sanctuary would be built in the South Atlantic, and would provide a safe place for whales to breed and give birth to calves. Currently, migratory whales face many dangers, including man-made ocean noise, ship impacts, and entanglements in fishing ...
Adriana Padilla, an animal lover from Tijuana, recently witnessed a scene he is not bound to forget soon. It all happened on the streets of the Mexican town. A man emerged from his house while dragging an old, sick and paralyzed dog by a chain tied ...
The worst chemicals in fracking cocktails have been kept from the public for far too long. But finally the EPA will consider making oil and gas companies disclose all the ingredients in their secret fracking sauce.
We want to stop holding becerrada held on the occasion of the celebrations of the 2014 becerradas Guadarrama is savagely torturing a puppy bull to kill him. To be continued this type of "celebration" today is cruel and outrageous.