Over 7000 Norwegians took the streets to call for a fur ban

OSLO, 16 NOVEMBER 2015 – This weekend over 7000 Norwegians took the streets to call their government for a ban on fur farming. The anti-fur march took place in various cities across Norway, counting nearly 4000 participants in Oslo where the march was opened by mayor Marianne Borgen. Among the protesters were Norwegian authors Hanne Kristin Rohde, Tor

Europe’s largest anti-fur event opened by mayor of Oslo

OSLO, 14 NOVEMBER 2015 – Today NOAH – for animal rights, Norway’s largest animal rights organization and Fur Free Alliance member, is hosting NOAH´s march against fur – an event that gathers thousands of people every year. The march has been an annual event for twelve years, and has become Europe’s largest anti-fur event. Every

Dutch fur farming industry comes to an end!

THE NETHERLANDS, 10 NOVEMBER 2015 – This morning Dutch court announced its final decision on the appeal of the government against the Dutch mink breeders. To the immense relief of the Fur Free Alliance and its Dutch member Bont voor Dieren, today’s victorious ruling is on the side of six million mink in the Netherlands.

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

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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

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

Global animal welfare organisations call upon the Czech Republic to ban fur

PRAGUE/BRUSSELS, 31 MARCH 2015 – The Czech Minister of Agriculture, Marian Jurečka, received an open letter today from the international coalitions Eurogroup for Animals and Fur Free Alliance, which bring together 72 animal welfare organisations from all over the world. The associations call upon the minister to adopt a ban on the breeding of animals for