Slovakia next country to close down fur farms

BRATISLAVA, 17 OCTOBER 2019 – Today the Slovak National Council approved a ban on fur production that makes Slovakia the 15th European country to end fur farming. The legislation, that will go into effect in 2021, passed with an overwhelming majority vote of 107 out of 150 from across the political spectrum and includes a

Bulgarian politicians propose bill to end fur farming

SOFIA, 28 SEPTEMBER 2019 – Early this month, a bill was introduced in the Bulgarian Parliament to amend the Veterinary-Practice Act, aiming to prohibit raising, breeding, and killing animals for the production of fur. The proposal includes a transition period until 01.01.2021, after which the ban on fur farms takes full effect. In Bulgaria these

Make Fur History exhibition hosted in Montenegro

MONTENEGRO, 10 JULY 2019 – Yesterday, the opening of the Make Fur History exhibition took place at the Culture and Information Center ‘Budo Tomovic’ in the capital of Montenegro, Podgorica.  The event, co-organised with our local member group Gallop, reveals the reality on fur factory farms and presents the facts about the animals bred and

Ireland approves a ban on fur farming

IRELAND, 3 JULY 2019 – Ireland is set to become the 15th country in the European union to ban fur farming after the country’s cabinet approved to phase-out fur farming. The bill is expected to be introduced into the Dáil, the Irish parliament, in September. The Fur Free Alliance urges the Irish government to stay

Horrific conditions on French mink fur farm in Eure-et-Loire exposed

FRANCE, 2 JULY 2019 – Shocking new footage reveals horrific conditions on a French mink fur farm in Eure-et-Loire. The hideous images, published by Fur Free Alliance member organisation OneVoice, show fur farm battery cages littered with dead or dying mink, in the middle of faeces and decomposing bodies, sometimes mummified, over which the survivors

Make Fur History exhibition at the Bosnian Parliament calls for urgent end to fur farming

SARAJEVO, 5  APRIL 2019 – Today, international experts and lawmakers gather in the Bosnian Parliament for the opening of the Make Fur History exhibition. The exhibition, that was first launched in the European Parliament in 2018, addresses the adverse effects of fur production on animal welfare and the environment, and the urgency for the Bosnian ban