January 14, 2015
The State Government of Assam directed the Deupty Commissioners of all districts and the Commissioner of Guwahati to ensure that no animal fights, especially buffalo fights and bulbul fights, take place during the festival of Bihu. HSI/India welcomed the directive.
January 12, 2015
The Supreme Court of India maintained the status quo on Andhra Pradesh's cockfighting prohibition against a petition filed to lift the ban on the same. Humane Society International/India had intervened in the Supreme Court case to fight against the petition.
January 9, 2015
In a letter addressed to the Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Tarun Gogoi, HSI/India urged the Government of Assam to bring a stop to the illegal practices of buffalo fighting and bulbul fighting.
January 6, 2015
Humane Society International/India launched the national tip line this week in an effort to crack down on the criminal and inhumane activity. Anyone who has information about persons involved in illegal animal fighting—such as dogfighting, cockfighting and bullfighting—is urged to report their suspicions by calling +91 7674-922044.
December 15, 2014
Humane Society International/Canada est heureuse d’annoncer que la centaine de chats ayant reçu des soins dans un refuge d’urgence depuis 12 mois auront quitté le refuge pour le temps des Fêtes. HSI/Canada contribuait aux soins de ces animaux saisis par le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec.
December 12, 2014
One hundred cats rescued from different neglect situations will leave a Humane Society International/Canada emergency shelter before the holidays following 12 months of care. HSI/Canada has been assisting with the care of these animals seized by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec.
December 11, 2014
HSI sent a letter to Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Collector of Thane urging the government to end cockfighting in that state. The request was in response to an illegal cockfighting event scheduled to be held in Ulhasnagar, Maharashtra on Jan. 2, 2015.
December 8, 2014
The European Commission implemented a conditional ban of the import of horsemeat from Mexico following a series of audits by the Food and Veterinary Office. The audits consistently identified serious problems with the lack of traceability of horses slaughtered for EU export with origins in the United States and Mexico, particularly regarding veterinary medical treatment records.
November 28, 2014
HSI put forth tremendous effort to stop the sacrifice of 500,000 animals at the Gadhimai Temple in Nepal.
November 26, 2014
HSI and its partners are making remarkable progress to halt the Gadhimai festival in Nepal, the largest religious sacrifice spectacle in the world, where nearly half a million animals could be hacked to death later this week.