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Save the primates, stop the torture!

31 August 2017

September 1st marks International Primate Day and your help is needed more than ever to end primate tests. Worldwide, an estimated 200,000 primates are experimented on each year, with...

International Primate Day: Moby teams up with ADI to help endangered primates

31 August 2016

For International Primate Day on September 1st musician Moby has teamed up with Animal Defenders International (ADI) to help Europe’s only native primate species, the Barbary macaque. Despite their...

International Primate Day highlights toll of human exploitation on primates

31 August 2015

On the tenth International Primate Day, September 1st, Animal Defenders International (ADI) is calling on legislators to prohibit the capture of wild primates, and take measures to end their use in entertainment,...

Help us push for an end to monkey tests this International Primate Day

29 August 2014

Revealed by ADI USA: the needless use of monkeys for disease research. These painful tests cause untold suffering and waste funds that could otherwise be spent on advanced alternatives. On International...

Help monkeys saved from the pet trade, laboratories and circuses this International Primate Day

26 August 2014

Monday 1 September is International Primate Day, a day to highlight the threats and abuses that apes and monkeys face, and also celebrate those we have been able to give a second chance of life. This...

Help primates in entertainment this International Primate Day

27 August 2013

1st September is International Primate Day, established by Animal Defenders International to highlight the threats to and abuses of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom – the apes and monkeys. In...

International Primate Day 2012

31 August 2012

Exposing the horror of the primate experimentation industryThis year’s International Primate Day highlighted the suffering of primates in laboratories around the world.
USA: The unborn baby monkeys...

Music for monkeys

23 November 2007

‘Monkey in a Cage’ by Maria Daines topped the Indie music chart in the week following International Primate Day after a campaign enabling people to download via our websites. Maria says of the powerful...

Caged for International Primate Day

22 November 2007

Our celebrity supporters Meg Matthews, singer Maria Daines, and “Green Goddess”columnist Julia Stephenson were ‘jailed’ in a laboratory primate cage in London, to mark International Primate Day on Saturday,...

Download “Monkey in a Cage”

30 August 2007

Download the song, "Monkey in a Cage", today to get it in the charts by International Primate Day (September 1st) and help laboratory monkeys. "Monkey in a Cage” is a powerful protest song written...

Download “Monkey in a Cage"

30 August 2007

Download "Monkey in a Cage" by Maria Daines today to push it up the charts by International Primate Day (September 1st) and help publicise the ADI campaign to end primate experiments across Europe. Read...

Celebrities to do ‘time’ for primates

29 August 2007

Celebrity supporters of Animal Defenders International (ADI) are to do ‘time’ in support of lab primates at a photocall in a giant cage in Victoria Tower Gardens, by the Houses of Parliament on Thursday,...

‘Monkey’ bid to hit the charts for International Primate Day

28 August 2007

Download the track "Monkey in a Cage" Animal lovers around the world are being urged to download the song, "Monkey in a Cage” from its release day, today, to get it into the UK Top 10 by International...

Jeremy Corbyn, MP delivers new report ‘Primate Nations’ to No.10 on International Primate Day

8 September 2006

Jeremy Corbyn, MP today accompanies Animal Defenders International (ADI) to deliver a new cutting edge report entitled ‘Primate Nations’ to No 10 Downing Street to mark the occasion of International Primate...

Dublin vigil calls for support for EU and US moves to ban primate experiments

8 September 2006

When: Friday September 1st Where: Dail Eireann, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Time: 6.30pm – 8pm Dublin - To mark International Primate Day (September 1st, motions have been simultaneously placed...

US action for primates

8 September 2006

Primate experimentation in the US is horrendously cruel and absolutely unnecessary. Worst of all, it is on the rise. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has dramatically increased its funding of primate...

Historic push for EU and US bans on monkey experiments

8 September 2006

To mark International Primate Day (September 1st) organised by Animal Defenders International, motions have been simultaneously placed before the European Parliament and the US House of Representatives...

Parliamentary action against animal testing

31 July 2006

Two important Early Day Motions have been tabled in the UK’s House of Commons concerning International Primate Day and animal experimentation. Please ensure that you ask your MP to sign both these EDMs. We...

International Primate Day 2006

31 July 2006

Founded in 2005 by Animal Defenders International, with activity in the USA and UK, International Primate Day is to be used by campaigners globally to highlight the threats to primates. International Primate...

The Berlin Declaration

31 July 2006

The following declaration seeking an end to the use of primates in research was made by ADI and 25 other animal groups, and academics who attended the Fifth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use...

International Primate Day: 1 September

27 July 2006

International Primate Day, 1 September, will herald a new drive for an end to the use of primates in research. This is especially important with the prospect that the European Union’s regulations on animal...

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