July 2, 2014
Violinist Vanessa-Mae & Be Cruelty-Free Celebrate as China Takes Crucial Step Toward Ending Cosmetics Animal Testing
World famous violinist, Vanessa-Mae, joined the HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign to celebrate a victory in China, where animal testing for ordinary cosmetics produced inside the country is no longer legally mandated.
June 30, 2014
From June 30, animal testing for ordinary cosmetics produced and sold inside China will no longer be legally mandated. This historic rule change comes following two years of effort by the Be Cruelty-Free China campaign run by HSI’s Beijing team and its Chinese animal group partners.
June 28, 2014
Fernanda Tavares Poses in Brazil World Cup Strip to Urge Senators to Score a Goal for Animals, Ban Brazil’s Cruel Cosmetics Testing
Supermodel Fernanda Tavares teamed with HSI to urge senators vote to ban cosmetics animal testing in Brazil.
June 24, 2014
National Opinion Poll Reveals 70 per cent of Taiwanese Believe Animals Shouldn’t Suffer in the Name of Beauty
A public opinion poll in Taiwan reveals that the majority of Taiwanese consumers – 70 per cent – do not support animal testing for cosmetics, and more than 60 per cent want to see the law ban cosmetics cruelty.
June 18, 2014
More than 70,000 Be Cruelty-Free Petitioners Support India’s Proposed Import Ban on Animal Tested Cosmetics
HSI/India’s Be Cruelty Free campaign submitted a petition signed by more than 70,000 people, supporting the proposed import ban on cosmetics tested on animals abroad.
June 5, 2014
Be Cruelty-Free Brazil Welcomes Historic Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing but Warns Urgent Improvements Needed to Close Loopholes
Animal advocates from the Be Cruelty-Free Brazil campaign welcomed Brazil's Chamber of Deputies' passage of Bill 6602/13 to ban animal testing for cosmetics in Brazil.
June 5, 2014
Liberte-se da Crueldade comemora aprovação do PL para proibir testes de cosméticos em animais, mas alerta que melhorias são necessárias
As ONGs de proteção animal que integram a campanha Liberte-se da Crueldade comemoraram a aprovação do PL 6602/13, que proíbe testes cosméticos em animais no Brasil, pelo plenário da Câmara dos Deputados.
May 28, 2014
Taiwan Urged to Join Asia’s Trend Toward Banning Cosmetics Animal Testing, as Vietnam and China make Inroads in the Cruelty-Free Movement
Be Cruelty-Free campaigners from the Taiwan SPCA and HSI urged Taiwan legislators to take decisive action to join Asia’s growing trend towards banning cruel animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredients.
May 23, 2014
India became South Asia’s first country to end cosmetics cruelty in its laboratories by outlawing animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredient. HSI/India welcomed this historic milestone.
May 21, 2014
Failing Animal Research is Delaying Cures for Alzheimer’s Disease, Says New Paper in Drug Discovery Today
A decade of Alzheimer’s disease research dominated by artificially creating symptoms in genetically modified mice has failed to find a single cure that works in human patients, and could be delaying progress towards effective treatments, says a paper published in Drug Discovery Today.