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  • 14
  • Oct

95 French Demonstrators Beaten, Kicked, Punched and Sprayed With Water

The following video contains scenes of violent attacks on a group of demonstrators during a peaceful sit-in to protest the torture and deaths of bulls in archaic bullfights in France on 8 October 2011.

The pro-bullfighting crowd showed the same callousness and violence towards the activists that they do towards bulls, but at no point did the protesters reciprocate with violence.

Here is a rundown of the events at the times they occur:

At 0:56 seconds: Half of the group unfurl banners whilst half enter the bullring to chain themselves together.… Read more.


  • 10
  • Sep

Raoul Moat – Our Billboard Is Taken Down

Raoul Moat shot his ex-girlfriend Samantha Stobbart and police officer David Rathband and shot and killed his ex-girlfriend’s new partner, Chris Brown. Later came the allegations that Moat had abused animals. According to news stories, he once battered a dog and left the dog for two days to die. Reportedly, as a child, he killed a friend’s cat by throwing the cat off a banister and then slamming the cat down and breaking the cat’s back.

Hearing this, PETA decided to place an advert in Newcastle, close to where Moat … Read more.


  • 24
  • Jun

£1000 Reward to Help Nab Gulls’ Shooter

© iStockPhoto.com / WoodyUpstate

You may have heard recent news reports or seen the distressing images of two gulls who were shot through the head with bolts from a crossbow in Scarborough. Over the last month, both birds have been spotted flying in the area despite being impaled with the bolts.

PETA are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for these vicious attacks. A reward may also deter the attacker from attacking again.

Animal abuse is a symptom of a deep … Read more.


  • 02
  • Jun

The Alarm Bells Should Have Been Ringing

© iStockPhoto.com / Spauln

It’s no surprise that Stephen Griffiths – who was charged last week with murdering three women in Bradford – allegedly abused animals in the past. According to news reports, Griffiths, now known as the “crossbow killer”, bred rats to feed to his lizards. A former friend claimed that on one occasion, Griffiths ate a live baby rat whole and found this cruel act amusing.

Child-killers Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables as well as multiple murderers Ian Huntley, Thomas Hamilton (Dunblane massacre), Fred West, Denis Nilsen, … Read more.