Shocking footage of cruel fox slaughter in Poland

Poland fox slaughter violations

POLAND, 29 JANUARY 2015 – New hidden camera footage showing the slaughter of foxes on fur farms, published by Polish Fur Free Alliance member Otwarte Klatki, is used by authorities to investigate the violation of animal cruelty laws. The graphic video footage was recorded on four fur farms in Greater Poland and Silesia regions in

Four Norwegian mink farms forced to close down after inspections

Animal welfare problems on Norwegian mink farm

NORWAY, 17 DECEMBER 2015 – Severely untreated injuries, sick animals and inhumane killing methods were some of atrocities encountered by inspectors which causes four Norwegian mink farms to face closing down. During various inspections of the Food Safety Authority, the animal welfare on the mink farms was repeatedly found to be in such urgent, abominable state that inspectors demanded the immediate euthanization of a number

Animal abuse on Dutch mink farm exposed

Animal abuse on Dutch mink farm

THE NETHERLANDS, 7 DECEMBER 2015 – New undercover footage of Dutch animal rights organisation Stichting Animal Rights reveals violent animal mistreatment on a Dutch mink farm. The footage, recorded on mink farm Rios Mink in Rosmalen, shows two employees hard-handedly throwing mink into a gas box. The brutal abuse of mink exposed by the video is not the first time Rios Mink has caused

It is time to see through the marketing tactics of the European fur industry

mink farm

BRUSSELS, 21 OCTOBER 2015 – Member states have an opportunity to play a leading role for animal welfare globally by phasing out fur farming, write Salla Tuomivaara and Siri Martinsen. Salla Tuomivaara is the director of Animalia and Siri Martinsen, veterinarian, is the director of NOAH. They are the co-authors of the report “Nordic fur trade – marketed

Two fox cubs, five paws

POLAND, 21 AUGUST 2015 – Last week, inspectors from the Polish Fur Free Alliance member organisation Otwarte Klatki intervened at a fox farm in Kiełczewo, Kościan commune in western Poland to rescue two fox cubs. Inspectors came across the wounded animals in the course of inspection carried out on the farm with the consent of

Croatian citizens call for a ban on chinchilla fur farming

ZAGREB, 9 JULY 2015 – In July, the animal advocacy organization Animal Friends Croatia held a protest in front of the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture to give voice to the millions of Croatian citizens that wish to see a ban on chinchilla fur farming in Croatia. Since the breeding of animals for the purpose of fur