Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India and is currently practised by around 6 million people worldwide, mostly in India itself.   During the 6th century BCE, Mahāvīra became one of the most influential teachers of Jainism.   Mahavira said: “Do not injure,...

Humans have always used other animals harshly.  The maltreatment of animals in hauling carriages, vivisection, fox-hunting, bull-baiting and cock fighting were among matters debated by social reformers in the early nineteenth century, and that led to the formation of...
‘WE WILL NOT STOP!’

‘WE WILL NOT STOP!’

Guest speaker Ilan Goldberg impressed listeners at the Wellington (NZ) Animal Rights March on 28th November with his original poem, an abridged version we reprint here.   Ilan talks about the hypocrisies of a small and beautiful land that punches above its weight in...
SIX REASONS YOU SHOULD GIVE UP DAIRY

SIX REASONS YOU SHOULD GIVE UP DAIRY

End Animal Slaughter contributor Lynley Tulloch advocates for bobby calves through her group Starfish Bobby Calf Project.     In this blog she outlines six reasons why we should give up eating dairy products.    This is a photo of a bobby calf taken just the...