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Failed Racehorses Are ‘Wastage’

The recent report on the horse-racing industry on ABC’s Four Corners brought the plight of thousands of horses used for racing into the public eye. The disturbing video footage …

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Xavier Rudd Shows His Vegetarian Spirit

Iconic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and animal defender Xavier Rudd has teamed up with PETA for a new ad to show his veggie pride and encourage his fans to live and …

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‘The Hobbit’: Unexpected Cruelty

New Zealand has been buzzing with excitement in anticipation of the upcoming release of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but disturbing allegations of a slew of animal …

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PETA Asks United Airlines to Ban Monkey Cruelty

UPDATE: VICTORY! United Airlines has banned the transport of primates to laboratories. The decision follows a year-long campaign by our affiliate PETA US. Air France and China Southern Airlines …

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Victory! Australian Department Stores Go Fur Free!

Countless animals will be spared from having their fur ripped from their backs now that David Jones, Myer, Target, Big W and Kmart have all announced that they will …

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UPDATE: Egypt Clarifies Cattle Mutilations Anonymous for Animal Rights, Israel

UPDATE: Egypt Clarifies Cattle Mutilations

UPDATE: PETA Australia has received assurance from the Australian government that they have communicated with the Egyptian government on this matter, and that the ears of animals will not …

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Honour animals during Eid al-Adha

By Syed Rizvi As a Muslim who grew up in the Indo-Pak subcontinent, I am appalled that any devout Muslim would consume the flesh of animals who have been …

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Live Export: Australia’s Shame CIWF

Live Export: Australia’s Shame

This year once again, millions of Australian sheep and cattle will endure days or even weeks crammed onto filthy ships, travelling through all weather extremes, to arrive at slaughter …

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Cruelty in the Curriculum

Schools throughout Australia are giving children a lesson in cruelty to animals by using live chicks as teaching tools. Taking advantage of cash-strapped school districts and teachers who are …

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Casey Affleck Speaks Up for Cows

Long-time animal lover and vegan Casey Affleck has decided to speak out against the abuse of cows in the dairy industry in a distressing new video. This video shows …

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