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The Mary Chipperfield Trial: the trial

10 January 2006

The case started on Monday 18 January. Mary Cawley was charged with 21 offences: Charges 1-12 related to three incidents involving beating the chimpanzee Trudy ("cruelly beat, ill-treated or by unreasonably...

The Mary Chipperfield Trial: background

10 January 2006

Day by day at the trial that shook the circus world. In January Mary Cawley (nee Chipperfield) and her husband were convicted on twelve and one count of cruelty respectively. Publicity surrounding...

Turning a blind eye to domestic violence?

6 January 2006

There is an overwhelming case that ‘wild’ animals should be banned from circuses, but clearly ‘domestic’ species are not immune to suffering. The Animal Welfare Bill needs to protect these animals too. This...

Animal Welfare Bill

6 January 2006

Government resistance on animal circuses baffling... In October, the Government’s Animal Welfare Bill (AWB), which consolidates over 20 pieces of animal welfare legislation, received its first reading...

Campaign launches in Norway and Portugal

5 January 2006

This summer has seen successful launches of our Stop Circus Suffering campaign in Portugal and Norway, both based on undercover investigations of circuses in those countries. Our partners in the Norwegian...

Help for Indian circus rescue

5 January 2006

In 1998, the Indian Government banned lions, tigers, monkeys, panthers and bears from performing in circuses, and set up five rescue centres to care for animals confiscated from circuses. Unfortunately,...

Moyle Council stands firm

5 January 2006

A lively radio debate with ADI marked the start of a bid by a Sinn Fein Councillor to overturn a ban on animal circuses by Moyle Council. We provided information and video to the Council and are delighted...

MORI Poll shows overwhelming support for ban on animal circuses

5 January 2006

A MORI Opinion Poll commissioned by ADI this autumn on public attitudes towards animal circuses reveals: 80% say ban all wild animal circus acts. 65% say ban all animal circus acts. 90% against whipping...

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