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Stop Circus Suffering: Austria

Posted: 14 May 2012. Updated: 17 April 2015

Austria throws out Circus Krone application

The Austrian Constitutional Court has today thrown out an application by Circus Krone to overturn Austria’s ban on wild animals in circuses. Read more

ADI supports European protest to uphold Austrian ban

Austria was the first country in the European Union to ban wild animals in circuses. This ban, besides saving many animals from a life of suffering, has also set a precedent that paves the way for bans all over Europe. Regrettably, EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy is now trying to overturn the ban in Austria. Read more

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