December 9, 2015
Shocking video footage released by Humane Society International/UK revealed the horrific suffering of thousands of rabbits factory farmed and cruelly slaughtered in China, for fur trim sold in Britain’s shops.
November 25, 2015
Investigations by HSI/UK and the BBC’s consumer show Fake Britain expose how inadequate and misleading garment labelling is leaving consumers without clear information to tell real animal fur from fake.
November 20, 2015
HSI applauded the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy for announcing a ban on the import of African lion hunting trophies. Furthermore, France will no longer issue reexport certificates for raw tusks and pieces of unworked ivory in an effort to combat ivory trafficking.
November 17, 2015
HSI challenged a Japanese whaling company in court today for breaching an Australian order to stop killing whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary in the Southern Ocean.
November 11, 2015
HSI/UK is supporting a unique conservation project in Scotland to save the Scottish wildcat, one of the world’s rarest animals, from extinction.
November 6, 2015
Animal Protection Campaigners Applaud UK MPs for Demanding Action to End Asia’s Cruel Dog Meat Trade
Britain's MPs have called for an end to Asia’s dog meat trade that sees around 30 million dogs a year brutally killed. Cross party MP support came as part of a Commons debate initiated by Robert Flello MP, the first ever British Parliament debate on the issue. The UK Government also pledged to take action.
October 28, 2015
Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of ending EU subsidies to farmers who specifically breed bulls for bullfights. Joanna Swabe, Ph.D., Humane Society International/Europe’s executive director, issued the following statement:
October 15, 2015
HSI's Joanna Swabe issued a statement criticizing the public dissection of a lion cub at the Odense Zoo in Denmark
October 13, 2015
Millions of rats and mice experience prolonged cruelty from glue traps, a widely used inhumane rodent control product, says animal welfare charity Humane Society International/UK. The organisation launched its #Unstuck campaign to highlight the cruelty of rodent glue traps and to call for a UK sale ban on the devices, which are already outlawed on animal welfare grounds in New Zealand and Ireland.
October 7, 2015
A YouGov poll commissioned by HSI/UK that looked at public use of and attitudes to rodent glue traps reveal that mis-use of the traps is potentially breaking the law, and that the majority of people believe they should be banned.