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Peta holds billboard protest outside Leinster House calling for closure of meat plants
Outbreaks have been reported at 16 Irish plants, with more than 800 workers infected with the virus so far.
'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'
Elisa Allen of PETA says it’s time to acknowledge the cruelty behind the keeping of ‘exotic’ animals in captivity.
Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner
Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.
PETA put the Kardashians on blast for playing with monkeys on their Instagram
The drama continues.
Russian football team criticised for using bear to present referee with the match ball
Peta say the pre-match entertainment was ‘inhumane and utterly out of touch’.
'Where does it end?': Selfie-taking monkey at centre of copyright lawsuit
Pictures taken by the monkey ended up in a wildlife book.
The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now
At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.
Judge rules selfie monkey can't own photo copyright
PETA petitioned the court to have the macaque “declared the author and owner of his photograph”.
SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales
The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.
There was a giant pillow fight in London today
A large-scale fight, not a fight with giant pillows.
The co-creator of The Simpsons intervened to save a gay Irish bull before his death
Sam Simon passed away yesterday.
Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten
The video shows shearers beating and throwing the animals, stamping on their necks and stitching wounds apparently without anaesthetic.
Rosanna Davison goes naked in a bath of chilli peppers
Handlers say Hobbit production company responsible for 27 animal deaths
Wranglers say animals used to make Peter Jackson’s new trilogy were kept at farms with sinkholes and other ‘death traps’.
PETA under fire over controversial vegan ad
The animal rights organisation has been accused of promoting violence against women in the latest of its controversial ad campaigns.
HBO defends TV show's horse deaths
The station has been forced to deny accusations of showing “lax attitudes” and “negligence” towards the animals.
Prime numbers: the week in stats
Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…
'Whale slavery' case flops in court
PETA brought a lawsuit seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas in SeaWorld parks, but a judge has halted the case.
Killer whales sue Seaworld for 'slavery'
The case is being taken by PETA who argue that animals should have the same constitutional protections as humans.
Column: PETA uses shock tactics? Of course we do. We have to.
Animal rights group PETA are to launch an .xxx website that will juxtapose pornographic sexual images with pics of animal cruelty. PETA’s manager explains that they have to be provocative to get their arguments noticed.
PETA to launch pornography website
The animal rights group is to launch a pornography website – saying it will mix adult content with graphic images of animal abuse in a bid to raise awareness about animal rights.
Pamela Anderson’s ‘sexist’ poster banned
Piece of meat poster fails to amuse Montreal officials.