The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has rejected amendments that would have reintroduced a controversial exemption for products of so-called Marine Resource Management hunts (seal culls).Despite special interests' lobbying
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October 20, 2016
HSI expressed disappointment that the Constitutional Court of Spain has overturned Catalonia’s ban on bullfighting that was introduced in 2010 following huge public and Parliament approval.
October 20, 2016
HSI se mostró decepcionada de que la Corte Constitucional de España haya anulado la prohibición a las corridas de toros en Cataluña que fue instaurada en el 2010 como resultado de un apoyo público y parlamentario mayoritario.
October 13, 2016
HSI celebrates 30th anniversary of international whaling moratorium and calls on Japan, Iceland and Norway to join the rest of the world in abiding by it
Ahead of the 65th meeting of the International Whaling Commission, HSI celebrated the whales spared in the three decades since the international moratorium on commercial whaling, but called for IWC member nations to condemn the willful disregard of the ban by Japan, Iceland and Norway.
October 11, 2016
EU agriculture ministers discuss harmonisation between animal welfare standards and international investment policy
HSI/Europe applauded the European Union’s Agriculture and Fisheries Council, composed of agriculture ministers from all 28 EU Member States, for debating the issue of international finance institutions and animal welfare.
October 10, 2016
National Badger Day: Bill Oddie says Government is like “Sixth Form Bully” in pursuing badger cull, ignoring scientific evidence
Ahead of National Badger Day, TV naturalist and campaigner Bill Oddie joined forces with Humane Society International to spend a night out with the Wounded Badger Patrol in the Dorset badger cull zone.