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Fox-masked campaigners submit 1 million petition signatures to No 10, calling for a UK fur sales ban ahead of Parliament’s 10 Minute Rule Bill

HSI London—CEOs and Directors from five of the UK’s largest animal protection organisations gathered today with campaigners in geometric fox masks at the gates of No 10 Downing street to submit 1 million petition signatures to the Prime Minister, calling …

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NAACP, NYU Civil Rights Clinic, and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Urge Cities Across the United States to Abandon Unlawful, Racially Discriminatory Crime-Free Housing Ordinances

April 16, 2021 – The NAACP, the Civil Rights Clinic at New York University School of Law, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law today began calling on cities around the country to repeal their racially discriminatory crime-free …

NAACP, NYU Civil Rights Clinic, and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Urge Cities Across the United States to Abandon Unlawful, Racially Discriminatory Crime-Free Housing Ordinances More >

World Health Organization and others recommend countries to urgently suspend trade in wild mammals and close food markets selling wild mammals

Trevor Mogg/Alamy Stock photo WASHINGTION—Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO), World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released a guidance urging governments around the world to take immediate action to reduce the risk …

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Hacienda Santa Bárbara commits to using only 100% cage-free eggs by the end of 2021

HSI  MEXICO CITY—Hacienda Santa Bárbara, an eco-hotel in Tlaxcala, Mexico, has committed to improving farm animal welfare by exclusively sourcing cage-free eggs for all of its menu items by the end of 2021. Hacienda Santa Barbara is a hotel from the 17th century, which has been converted to an ecological destination, using only locally produced products to reduce its carbon footprint. Javier Zamora, owner of …

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Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn and more star in Humane Society International’s animated short film Save Ralph in aid of global campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals

HSI Ralph, spokes-bunny for HSI’s global campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals WASHINGTON—Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film, Save Ralph, calling for an end to …

Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn and more star in Humane Society International’s animated short film Save Ralph in aid of global campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals More >

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