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.
January 5, 2015
HSI rescued 23 dogs from a dog meat farm in South Korea and helped their former owner transition to a more humane way of making a living.
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 5, 2014
HSI prepared to assist as Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby bore down on the Philippines.
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.
November 20, 2014
India Confiscates Hundreds of Animals at Nepal Border as Illegal Transport Ban Takes Effect Ahead of Gadhimai Festival
HSI undertook a special mission to Nepal in collaboration with People for Animals and Animal Welfare Network Nepal where they met the President and the Prime Minister of Nepal, as well as Temple officials to call for a suspension of the sacrifice of half a million buffalo, goats and hens at this year's Gadhimai festival.
November 7, 2014
A year after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, HSI launched a spay/neuter program in Tacloban, one of the areas hit hardest by the storm, and followed up on the stories of three animal survivors.
November 6, 2014
Jet Airways instituted a policy against the shipment of shark fins, joining a growing number of major international carriers committed to protecting declining shark populations and marine ecosystems. HSI/India, which along with animal welfare and conservation groups had petitioned Jet Airways to end its role in the international trade in shark fins, applauded the policy.
November 4, 2014
The Ministry of Home Affairs ordered all field formations of Sashastra Seema Bal to prevent cattle transport without license. The order comes a few weeks before the Gadhimai festival where more than 500,000 animals, most originating from India, could be sacrificed in Nepal.