January 8, 2013
HSI/Canada commends Taiwan for passing a landmark ban on trade in marine mammal products, including seal skins, but exempting products of traditional indigenous hunts.
January 2, 2013
Humane Society International, on behalf of our partners in the global Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end cosmetics animal testing, cautiously welcomed the enactment of a new law banning the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in Israel.
December 28, 2012
A list of HSI/Europe's accomplishments for animals in 2012.
December 24, 2012
HSI was appalled to learn that despite having had more than a decade to implement legislation to phase out sow stalls, it looked likely that 14 of the 27 EU Member States would still fail to meet the deadline.
December 21, 2012
Humane Society International announced its delight that the Permanent Representatives Committee had endorsed the Council of the European Union’s position on the EU shark finning ban.
December 18, 2012
HSI applauded the Dutch Senate for passing historic legislation that will ban the farming of mink for fur in the Netherlands starting in 2024. The Netherlands is currently the third largest mink producer in the world.
December 6, 2012
A survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of Humane Society International showed that most European consumers want a ban on imports of horsemeat from countries whose food safety regulations do not meet European Union standards.
November 29, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
November 28, 2012
Mark Jones, HSI's executive director, called on the UK government to support an important proposal to further protect threatened polar bears, due to be considered at the next CITES meeting.
November 22, 2012
Humane Society International applauded the European Parliament for voting to strengthen protection for sharks against the cruel and unsustainable practice of ‘finning’ - slicing off a shark’s fins whilst they are fully conscious.