Contemporary Voices for Animals:  DXE’s WAYNE HSIUNG

Contemporary Voices for Animals: DXE’s WAYNE HSIUNG

Direction Action Everywhere's Wayne Hsiung has drawn on his background to shape the grassroots group he founded into one of the most influential animal rights organisations in the world. The following is an excerpt from Wired Magazine's recent article about Hsiung and...

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Ex-racehorse found starving nine months later

Ex-racehorse found starving nine months later

The recent expose by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation showed champion racehorses ending their days in a Queensland slaughterhouse being abused by sadistic staff.  The Australian racing authorities promote a 'retirement plan' so racehorses can live out their...

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PIG FARM LIKE ‘STEPPING INTO HELL’

PIG FARM LIKE ‘STEPPING INTO HELL’

Today grassroots animal action group Direct Action Everywhere (DXE) entered a pig breeding farm in Quebec and refused to leave. Videos posted by members of the protest group show animals covered in filth, scrambling for food, crammed into tiny spaces without room turn...

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Barbaric religious ritual needs to be stopped forever

Barbaric religious ritual needs to be stopped forever

The largest and bloodiest animal sacrifice on the planet is currently taking place in a remote corner of Nepal, in defiance of  a 2015 supreme court ruling that the five-yearly bloodbath should not go ahead in 2019. In a field near the small temple of Bariyapur,...

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In the wake of Lewis the Koala’s death, there is Hope

In the wake of Lewis the Koala’s death, there is Hope

Millions are grieving the death of Lewis the Koala but his legacy will live on,  writes End Animal Slaughter contributor LYNLEY TULLOCH.   Ellenborough Lewis - or Lewis for short – has died. The rescued koala received substantial  burns in the bushfires in...

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SLAUGHTERHOUSE VIGIL, Whanganui, NZ, 14 November, 2019

SLAUGHTERHOUSE VIGIL, Whanganui, NZ, 14 November, 2019

End Animal Slaughter's Sandra Kyle has been doing weekly or twice-weekly slaughterhouse vigils for the international Save Movement for around four years, much of that time standing on her own.   Here is her account of her latest vigil.     As you wander up and down...

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VOICES FOR ANIMALS ACROSS THE YEARS: GAIL EISNITZ

VOICES FOR ANIMALS ACROSS THE YEARS: GAIL EISNITZ

GAIL EISNITZ has a unique place in the history of Animal Rights. Fearlessly and relentlessly, armed only with her compassion and desire for truth, she entered the world of the US Animal Slaughter industry. The horrors she encountered led to her groundbreaking book...

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Here’s The Rest Of Your Fur Coat!

Here’s The Rest Of Your Fur Coat!

PETA'S campaign to highlight the cruelty of fur fashion - 'Here's The Rest Of Your Fur Coat' - hit a nerve with a lot of people.   Only this week the Palace has announced that the Queen will only be wearing new garments with faux fur in the future, representing 95% of...

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Bear Bile Farming – The Worst Form of Animal Cruelty

Bear Bile Farming – The Worst Form of Animal Cruelty

Bear-bile farming as it is carried out in various parts of Asia is one of the worst torments of sentient beings imaginable.   Read about the 'whys' and 'hows' of bear-bile farming in this article and see how you can support the efforts of Animals Asia.  Their aim is...

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The Vegan Backlash – A Sure Sign We’re Winning

The Vegan Backlash – A Sure Sign We’re Winning

Gandhi once said: ‘First they ignore you, Then they laugh at you, Then they fight you, Then you win’.    As the vegan movement continues its unstoppable march into the mainstream, it is predictable that the backlash will grow.  This can be seen in more and more...

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SLAUGHTERHOUSE VIGIL, LAND MEATS WHANGANUI, NEW ZEALAND

SLAUGHTERHOUSE VIGIL, LAND MEATS WHANGANUI, NEW ZEALAND

End Animal Slaughter's SANDRA KYLE does twice-weekly vigils near her home in Whanganui, New Zealand.  These photographs are from her latest vigil.   The beautiful beings in my photos were among 150 or so cows waiting at a slaughterhouse to be killed.   I...

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Dog and Pig:   Speciesism explained

Dog and Pig: Speciesism explained

Why do we love one and eat another?   In this short article End Animal Slaughter's SANDRA KYLE outlines the meaning of the word 'speciesism'.   Human relationships with non-human animals are not straightforward.  They are contradictory, and differ according to...

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Pigs in Peril:  Slaughterhouse deregulation in the US

Pigs in Peril: Slaughterhouse deregulation in the US

Gail A. Eisnitz, author of ‘Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry’, and 2004 winner of the Albert Schweitzer Medal, is the author of our featured article. In December this year, the U.S. Department...

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