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Stop Live Transport
Yesterday the Romanian Parliament voted on a bill aimed at ensuring better animal welfare during transport. In reality, the law will legitimize a practice in Romania that is illegal under Council Regulation no. 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport (Transport Regulation).
Romanian Parliament votes law that breaches the EU transport regulation
1 July 2020
Austrian Federal Minister joined the Dutch Government in stopping the export of live animals to and through the Russian Federation in case the implementation of the Council Regulation 1/2005 cannot be ensured.
Austria to limit live transport
22 June 2020
After a COVID-19 outbreak delayed shipping, new laws have been 'waived' in order to export thousands of live Australian sheep this summer.
Sheep at risk of yet another deadly journey
22 June 2020
After the European Commission's report revealed serious violations of animal welfare standards during the live export to third countries, Deutscher Tierschitzbund once again calls the EU to stop live animal transport.
It's high time to ban live animal transport
25 May 2020
Four Paws announced that Lower Saxony and Saxony will no longer approve live animal transports to and through the Russian Federation, while Lower Saxony will also prohibit transports to North Africa, particularly to Algeria and Morocco.
German federal states further limit live animal transport
18 May 2020
Igualdad Animal (Animal Equality) released today a shocking investigation exposing once again animal welfare violations for the thousands of lambs that are being sent by boat to Saudi Arabia. After a 10 day journey in poor conditions the lambs will be slaughtered without stunning.
100,000 Spanish lambs to be transported alive and slaughtered without stunning
5 May 2020
On 27 April morning, around 8:30 a.m., a truck overturned with 200 pigs on board in Ille-et-Vilaine.
France: A truck carrying 200 pigs overturns
4 May 2020
Investigations have once again uncovered violations that inflict unnecessary suffering on animals being transported alive, despite the EU Transport Regulation entering into force thirteen years ago.
Investigation into fate of cattle and unweaned calves reconfirms urgent need to revise EU law
19 February 2020
Heat waves aren’t just a people problem. When food, water, shade, and safe transport are scarce, farm animals are often the first ones to suffer.
Cooked alive: Transport animals face deadliest temperatures Yet
23 December 2019
On Sunday, more than 14,600 sheep drowned in the Black Sea after a ship overturned shortly after leaving Midia harbour in Romania.
Tragedy at Midia brings renewed calls for infringement proceedings against Romania
25 November 2019
Transported alive for up to several days or even weeks, despite legislation and 21st century values – this is still happening to animals in their millions every year, both within and outside Europe.
A shift to meat and carcasses is not only long-awaited, it is totally justified
19 November 2019
Suspended by their legs while still conscious, tied up and with their necks cut halfway through: a new investigation by Animals International reveals the fate of French animals exported alive to Morocco and Lebanon.
Revealed: The horrible fate of French animals exported alive to third countries
15 November 2019