As music legend Morrissey nears the end of his Japanese tour, the former Smiths frontman is joining the international outcry against the Australian wool industry’s abuse of sheep by firing off a letter on behalf of PETA Asia to the president of Tokyo-based international clothing retailer Uniqlo to ask that the company follow the lead of Muji and other compassionate companies and stop using wool from Australian farmers who mutilate sheep in a practice called “mulesing“, in which large chunks of skin and flesh are cut from lambs’ backsides in … Read more.
Archive for May, 2012
An investigation into three major European exotic-animal markets – including the International Herpetological Society show in the UK – has found evidence of uninformed vendors and veterinary authorities, a serious potential to spread disease to human visitors and insufficient care given to endangered species. The report, which also investigated animal markets in Germany and Spain, was commissioned by PETA Germany and the Animal Protection Association and conducted by an international team of reptile experts consisting of Phillip C Arena, Catrina Steedman and Clifford Warwick.
The experts noted that many vendors and … Read more.
One of the most powerful passages that Dr Martin Luther King Jr gave the world is, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”. That notion is applied every day at PETA, where we fight for all animals. Whether a horse, a fish, a cat, a dog, a frog, a rat or a pigeon, all animals deserve to live a life free of unnecessary suffering and exploitation. PETA is challenging you to speak up for animals whenever and however you can, and Anti-Flag wants to make sure that you’ve got everything you … Read more.