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ADI presents 10,000 signatures to key EU Rapporteurs

2 December 2009

The EU Commission, Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers and key Rapporteurs, were presented yesterday with a letter signed by over 10,000 people urging them to use the revision of the new Directive...

Bull rampage highlights danger of using animals in films and cruelty of bull runs

27 November 2009

Animal Defenders International (ADI) believes the incident in which two people were hurt by bulls on a film set highlights the danger of using animals in entertainment. Two women were injured when the...

Brazil takes a step closer to a full ban on animals in circuses

18 November 2009

Progress towards a Brazilian ban on animals in travelling circuses took another step forward today as Bill No. 7291 was passed in the Commission for Constitution, Justice and Citizenship of the Brazilian...

Shocking sight of chimpanzee victim highlights danger of primate pets

17 November 2009

Animal Defenders International (ADI) was distressed by the recent coverage showing the victim of a chimpanzee attack and expresses its sympathy towards Charla Nash who was severely disfigured by the ordeal...

ADI praises Tendring Council for implementing animal welfare policy on circus animals

17 November 2009

Animal Defenders International (ADI) is delighted that council members in Tendring, Essex voted on 29 October 2009 in support of a new policy aimed at limiting permission for circuses with animals to perform...

ADI praises India for banning elephants in zoos

13 November 2009

Animal Defenders International (ADI) today welcomed reports that India is to ban elephants in zoos. ADI understands that a new directive from the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) will make the sight of elephants...

Wandsworth Council bans wild animals in circuses

11 November 2009

Animal Defenders International (ADI) applauds Wandsworth Council for voting to strengthen its ban on circuses with wild animals performing on council land. The vote followed a showdown in Committee between...

House of Lords backs measures to end capture of wild monkeys and to restrict monkey experiments

11 November 2009

Every year thousands of monkeys are torn from the wild and their families to restock breeding colonies in factory farms in Asia and Mauritius that supply European laboratories. A new report published...

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