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Michael Sheen Joins the Call to Ban Animals in Circuses
BAFTA Award–winning actor Michael Sheen is the latest to call for the abolishment of using wild animals in circuses, a cruel and archaic practice.
I Was Proud to Be in Pamplona This Weekend, but I Was Also Glad to Leave
Being involved in the protest against the Running of the Bulls was inspiring, but it was tough spending time in a city that celebrates extreme violence towards animals.
Photos: Pamplona’s Streets Run Red With ‘Blood’ in San Fermín Protest
More than 100 compassionate people created a “river of blood” in Pamplona today, in a protest that vividly represented the cruelty of the Running of the Bulls.
Results From Scotland’s Consultation on Animals in Circuses Show 98 Per Cent in Favour of a Ban
A government consultation has revealed an overwhelming lack of public support for the archaic practice of forcing animals to perform in travelling circuses.
See Cersei From ‘Game of Thrones’ as You’ve Never Seen Her Before
Actor Lena Headey wants you to know that animals in circuses are beaten, chained, whipped and forced to perform against their will.
Thousands of Birds Will Likely Die in Deadly King’s Cup Pigeon Race
PETA US is calling for an investigation of Irish pigeon racers for apparent violations of cruelty laws.
It’s Official – Bullfighting Is No Longer Considered Part of France’s Cultural Heritage
In a step forward for animal rights, a Paris court ruled last week that bullfighting should be taken off the official list of France’s “intangible cultural heritage”.
London Zoo Ditches ‘Zoo Lates’ Parties but Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Last week, we learned that London Zoo scrapped its rowdy “Zoo Lates” parties after thousands of people signed our petition.
Victory: Court Orders Phase-Out of Mumbai’s Horse-Drawn Carriages
Following several exposés by PETA India, the Bombay High Court directed that horse-drawn carriages be phased out in Mumbai within a year.
Why Is This Tiny Theme Park Using a Medieval Bloodsport to Represent Spain?
By propping up the notion that bullfighting somehow “represents” Spain, Mini-Europe is doing the Spanish people a grave injustice.
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