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During an historic meeting for the legal protection of animals, the lower house of the Polish Parliament discussed the “Five for animals" bill which proposes key changes to the animal protection law. 77% of MPs voted in favour of an amendment which includes a ban on breeding animals for fur.
Poland makes a huge step in the right direction
18 September 2020
Former British Fur Trade Association chief Mike Moser tears into the industry's treatment of animals.
Fur industry is barbaric, says former chief of British Fur Trade Association
14 September 2020
An unexpected win for animal-rights activists.
Covid-19 ends Dutch mink farming
7 September 2020
In a historical vote, the Social Democratic party of Finland (SDP) committed to working towards ending fur farming and fur sales both in Finland and in the EU within a reasonable transition period. News on the decision broke on 24 August during the Social Democrats’ party congress, held in Tampere, Finland.
Finnish Social Democrats take a historical stand against fur farming, Animalia and Justice for Animals rejoice
25 August 2020
The European Commission answered a written question from the European Parliament regarding the recent culling of COVID-19 infected minks on fur farms in the Netherlands, as well as the possibility of introducing a definitive European ban on the keeping of animals for fur.
European Commission answers written question on COVID-19 infected minks
20 August 2020
The Netherlands, a top exporter of mink, has killed more than 500,000 of the animals this month to stop the spread of disease.
Coronavirus is killing the Dutch mink industry
26 June 2020
A Dutch judge late on Thursday (June 4) postponed the planned cull of around 10,000 mink on farms in the Netherlands where coronavirus had been reported, after animal rights groups objected.
Coronavirus: Dutch postpone cull of thousands of minks amid animal rights objections
8 June 2020
LOOMUS addressed the Estonian Government with a request to not support fur farms within the framework of the EU Structural Funds.
Estonian government shouldn’t support fur farmers under COVID-19 recovery package
29 May 2020
Canada Goose announced that starting in 2022, the company will no longer buy new fur from trappers.
Canada Goose will stop buying fur — Sort of
23 April 2020
British fashion label Paul Smith will ban exotic skins in all future collections—including kangaroo skin, or "K leather"—in the name of sustainable fashion.
Paul Smith to ban exotic skins in all future collections
6 February 2020
Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action held on November 29, celebrities are speaking out in support of the campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to stop the suffering of animals bred, trapped, and killed for their fur.
Celebrities say no to fur, as Etsy urged to step away from cruel trade
25 November 2019
On the evening of Oct. 24, law enforcement officials kicked down doors of multiple factories and warehouses across six Indian states.
Art kills around 100,000 mongooses in India every year
18 November 2019