Five years after Cecil the lion was shot dead, trophy hunting continues

Warning: this report contains distressing images of animal cruelty. Tomorrow will mark five years since Cecil the lion was shot by an American dentist. The killing sparked an international outcry to ban lion trophy hunting. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The UK government has made repeated promises to ban it, but hunters continue to import, quite legally, lion … Read more Five years after Cecil the lion was shot dead, trophy hunting continues

Woman FIRED for racist central park call to police, New York

A white woman has been sacked from her job at an investment firm, after a video of her calling the cops on a black man, who simply asked her to put her dog on a leash, went viral. Christian Cooper, an avid bird watcher, made the request because he feared the dog could endanger wildlife … Read more Woman FIRED for racist central park call to police, New York

Stockman’s daughter speaks out after father accused of animal cruelty over horse deaths | ABC News

The daughter of a stockman at the centre of a Queensland Government investigation into the deaths of dozens of horses near Toowoomba says her father has a history of animal cruelty dating back nearly two decades. Read more here: https://ab.co/2OtTUIe For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Stockman’s daughter speaks out after father accused of animal cruelty over horse deaths | ABC News

Is Swimming With Dolphins Animal Cruelty? | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Swimming with dolphins is a summer holiday dream for many and what could be more incredible? But could you be inadvertently supporting animal cruelty? Virgin Holidays has decided to end their partnerships with SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and similar facilities this summer which marine animal trainer, Grey Stafford says is a … Read more Is Swimming With Dolphins Animal Cruelty? | This Morning

Why I Changed My Name to Support the Fight Against Foie Gras

My name is StopFortnumAndMasonFoieGrasCruelty.com. Seriously – that’s what it says on my driver’s license. I’ve asked everybody, from my parents to my mail carrier, to start calling me by my new moniker. It’s not that I have anything against the name my parents gave me (Abi Izzard) – it’s just that I do have something … Read more Why I Changed My Name to Support the Fight Against Foie Gras

“Real Fur Is Out of Fashion” – Says Mimi Bekhechi of PETA

Mimi Bekhechi, manager at the animal rights organisation, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, insists that it doesn’t take fur to be fashionable: While some of the fall collections in Paris may look as if they were conceived in a taxidermist’s basement, any designer who still uses real fur – skin stolen quite literally … Read more “Real Fur Is Out of Fashion” – Says Mimi Bekhechi of PETA

West Hollywood to Ban Fur Sales

West Hollywood City Council in California is in the process of drafting legislation to ban the sale of fur products in the famous film hub. The council is working with local organisations and businesses to promote the city as a destination for “humane shopping”. West Hollywood Councilmember John D’Amico explained: “For our City, this is … Read more West Hollywood to Ban Fur Sales