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Joaquin Phoenix Wins ‘Person Of The Year’ Award For His Animal Advocacy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Actor Joaquin Phoenix had been named ‘Person Of The Year 2019’ by PETA. Phoenix, who has been vegan since the age of three, has worked with the animal rights charity for decades on campaigns against wool, fishing, and dog leather among others. Animal rights Over the last 12 months, the Oscar frontrunner has been involved […]

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Rickey Gervais And Sara Pascoe Among Celebrities Fighting For ‘Urgent Action’ Over Cheltenham Horse Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Comedians Ricky Gervais and Sara Pascoe are urging the Government to take action after six horses died at this year’s Cheltenham Festival including four on the final day of racing. They are two of 12 celebrities who have signed an open letter saying the horse racing industry has failed to protect these animals. The letter […]

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Bryan Adams Branded ‘Racist’ Over ‘Virus Making Greedy B*stards’ Post

Reading Time: 4 minutes Vegan musician Bryan Adams has been criticized over a strongly-worded social media post. The post, which he shared on Twitter and Instagram, laments the postponement of his scheduled tenancy at the Royal Albert Hall due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The virus is widely believed to have started in a wet market in China’s Wuhan. In […]

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Chris Packham-Backed Petition Against Dog Experiments Hits 80k Names

Reading Time: < 1 minute An animal welfare charity has delivered a petition against dog experiments with 80,000 signatures to Downing Street. Cruelty Free International is calling on politicians to end to the use of dogs in UK laboratories under its Lead The Way campaign. Thousands of dogs are used in UK laboratories every year to test chemicals that often […]

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Indonesia’s Dog Meat Trade Exposed – And Global Celebs Join Campaign To End It

Reading Time: 3 minutes Indonesia’s cruel dog meat trade has been exposed in investigations by animal campaigners from newly-launched Dog Meat-Free Indonesia Coalition [DMFIC] – and a number of global celebrities have joined the campaign calling for an end to the brutal trade. The investigations expose the brutality and suffering endured by up to a million dogs every year for Indonesia’s meat […]

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Vegan Star Thandie Newton Calls For Foie Gras Ban

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vegan actor Thandie Newton has joined a major campaign calling for an end to the foie gras industry. Together with Dev Patel – famous for his roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Skins – she joined the initiative led by animal protection organization Animal Equality. More than 100,000 people have signed the group’s petition demanding an […]

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Vegan Actor Peter Egan Demands Foie Gras Ban From Prime Minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vegan actor Peter Egan has delivered 100,000 signatures demanding a foie gras import ban post-Brexit to 10 Downing Street. The move was part of an on-going campaign by leading international animal protection agency Animal Equality, which has documented ducks and geese on foie gras farms across France and Spain being force-fed grotesque amounts of food […]

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UK Labour Party Announces Support For Banning Imports Of Foie Gras

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Labour Party has announced its support for a ban on importing foie gras. Under its Animal Welfare Plan, the UK opposition party would legislate against bringing the controversial product into the UK, if it came into power. Foie gras is a ‘delicacy’ made from the diseased livers of ducks or geese who have repeatedly been […]