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Animal Welfare Legislation Recognizes Animals as Sentient, Bans Cosmetic Testing (May 19, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 5, 2015, the New Zealand Parliament unanimously passed the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No. ...

Topic: Animal protection; Animals
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Animal Protection Act Strengthened by Ban on Bestiality (May 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On April 21, 2015, Denmark's legislature approved a motion that bans bestiality; the goal of the ...

Topic: Animal protection; Animals; Sex offenses; Tourism
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Amnesty for Illegal Holding of Elephants (February 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Sri Lanka recently announced a two-week period of amnesty for those illegally keeping elephants, if they ...

Topic: Animal protection; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), 1973; Endangered species
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Enforcement of Fishing Rule to Be Strengthened (December 11, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Authorities in Laos have become concerned about the open sale of fishing equipment designed to send ...

Topic: Animal protection; Aquaculture; Marine resources and fisheries
Jurisdiction: Laos

High Court of Himachal Pradesh Bans All Religious Forms of Animal Sacrifice in the State (October 06, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On September 1, 2014, the High Court of Himachal Pradesh issued an order banning animal sacrifices ...

Topic: Animal protection; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: India

Kosher Slaughter Method Effectively Banned (June 02, 2014) by Edith Palmer

On February 17, 2014, new animal protection measures entered into force effectively banning kosher slaughter practices ...

Topic: Agriculture and food; Animal protection; Freedom of religion
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Implementation of New Wildlife Law Expedited (April 24, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

In early April 2014, it was reported that a special unit of prosecutors, the Wildlife Crimes ...

Topic: Animal protection; Conservation; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Whale Meal Beer Ban Lifted (January 29, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Iceland had temporarily banned the production and sale of beer made with whale bone meal. The ...

Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Animal protection; Food industry
Jurisdiction: Iceland

European Citizens Demand Ban on Animal Experimentation (November 12, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

A European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) recently met the threshold of being signed by one million European ...

Topic: Animal protection; Animals
Jurisdiction: European Union

Government Planning to Reduce Exports of Shark Fins (November 05, 2013) by Constance Johnson

According to a November 4, 2013, news report, Indonesia's government is considering a plan ...

Topic: Animal protection ; Endangered species; Marine resources and fisheries
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Owners of Dogs That Kill Could Face Life Imprisonment (August 08, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt

In the face of an increase in the number of dog bites that cause serious injuries ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Animal protection
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Promise to End Unregulated Ivory Trade (March 07, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Speaking to the members of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Thailand's Prime ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Dangerous Dogs Act Finally to Come into Force (April 24, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Ministry of the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) stated in a press release ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: Trinidad and Tobago

Humane Treatment of Cats (December 06, 2011) by Ruth Levush

On November 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Humane Treatment of ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: Israel

Revision of Old Rules on Animal Scientific Experimentation (September 13, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 8, 2010, the European Parliament, after lengthy negotiations, supported the adoption of revised rules ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

Rome Regulations to Protect Carriage Horses (March 03, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 22, 2010, new regulations went into effect in Rome, Italy, to better protect horses ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: Italy

New Rules on Protection of Animals for Killing or Slaughter (November 24, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

Within the European Union, 360 million sheep, goats, pigs, and cattle and several billion poultry are ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

Stricter Rules on Animal Testing (November 14, 2008) by Theresa Papademetriou

For the past eight years, the European Commission has been working on a highly controversial proposal ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

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Last updated: May 19, 2015