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Breaking new investigations showcase urgent need to replace brutal live exports with trade of carcasses and meat

Despite the Australian government’s pride over its Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) [1], a new investigation released by Animals Australia exposes the brutality behind live animal export from Australia. The footage reveals the inhumane conditions under which five Australian shipments exported over 300.000 sheep to the Middle East (between May and October […]

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ANDA, FAADA, AAP Primadomus: Circus elephants truck accident shows that the use of wild animals in circuses is not only a major problem for animal welfare but also for the safety of EU citizens

On April 3rd a circus truck carrying five elephants from the Gottani Circus crashed in southeasterns Spain. One elephant was killed and two others were injured in the accident.   As expressed in a press release by InfoCircos (a coalition formed by, among others, the organisations AAP Primadomus, ANDA and FAADA), transporting elephants in a circus truck […]

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European Parliament Party presidents favour ‘implementation report’ over Parliamentary inquiry, against the will of 223 MEPs

In the past 10 years over 200 reports denounced the terrible conditions of animals transported alive to the Commission and over a million European citizens have asked European institutions twice to fundamentally change this reality. Yet, transported alive for up to several days or weeks without receiving feed, water and veterinary care, animals continue to […]