October 20, 2014
Supreme Court of India Intervenes to Save Thousands of Animals from Nepal’s Brutal Gadhimai Festival Sacrifice
The Supreme Court of India passed an interim order directing the Union of India to prevent the illegal movement of animals across the border from India to Nepal, to be sacrificed at the Gadhimai Festival.
October 17, 2014
Campanha Liberte-se da Crueldade da Índia faz história ao proibir a importação de cosméticos testados em animais
A campanha Liberte-se da Crueldade da HSI, está celebrando uma vitória histórica, pois a Índia acaba de proibir a importação de cosméticos testados em animais.
October 14, 2014
Coming just few months after implementation of a national ban on cruel cosmetics testing in India’s labs, an import ban made India the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia and an example for other nations to follow.
October 14, 2014
September 30, 2014
HSI/India Confident of Government’s Commitment to Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban Despite Opposition from Industry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is sure to keep its word on making India the first country in South Asia to become a cruelty-free cosmetics zone, despite industry pressure, said HSI/India’s #BeCrueltyFree campaign.
September 24, 2014
Animal protection groups urged the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests to support the shark and ray listings being proposed at the 11th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention of Migratory Species.
September 23, 2014
President of World Council of Arya Samaj, Swami Agnivesh, urged Hindu devotees to stop the barbaric practice of sacrificing hundreds of thousands of animals on the occasion of the Gadhimai Festival in Nepal. Agnivesh joins Humane Society International and Animal Welfare Network Nepal in calling for an end to the slaughter.
September 9, 2014
Global food giant Heinz committed to ensuring that 20 percent of its eggs would be cage-free by the end of 2015 in its North American operations.
September 3, 2014
Global - food giant Unilever, manufacturer of Hellman’s and Best Foods mayonnaise, Ben & Jerry’s and other iconic international brands, announced it is going to work to prevent the destruction –via maceration and suffocation – of baby male chicks in the egg industry.
August 28, 2014
India’s Leadership to End Cosmetics Animal Testing Featured at 9th World Congress on Alternatives in Prague
India’s major achievement in banning animal testing for cosmetics, as well as its potential to replace more animal use in medical research and testing, was highlighted at this year’s 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.