International seminar in Sarajevo on the impact of fur farming

Last Thursday international experts gathered in Sarajevo to discuss the negative impact of fur farming on animal welfare and the environment. The event, organised by the Fur Free Alliance in collaboration with the Anti-Fur Coalition Bosnia and Herzegovina, addressed the problems associated with any extension of the phase-out period of the Bosnian fur farming ban.

International organisations urge Czech Senate to end fur farming

letter Czech Senate

16 JULY 2017, PRAGUE – This week 40 animal protection organisations worldwide co-signed a letter to call upon the Czech Senate to end fur farming. The letter was handed over by Fur Free Alliance member organisation Svoboda Zvirat to Mr. Jaroslav Müllner, head of the secretariat of the President of the Senate, and urges the senators

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP announces fur-free policy

Yoox Net-A-Porter Group goes fur free

6 JUNE 2017 – YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP (YNAP), the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer, has announced this week that it is adopting a fur free policy that will exclude all items and accessories made from animal fur. The fur free policy, confirms the commitment of the Group to managing environmental impact responsibly, and follows

Reval Denim Guild to join the Fur Free Retailer program

Reval Denim Guild goes fur-free

4 DECEMBER 2016 – Popular Estonian brands Reval Denim Guild and GUILD have joined the international Fur Free Retailer program and are now part of an increasing number of designers, fashion houses, clothing chains and stores that are neither producing nor selling any products made out of real fur. Joan Hint, the creator and art

Italian leading clothing brand OVS goes fur-free

ovs fur-free

ITALY, 29 NOVEMBER 2016 – OVS, Italian’s leading clothing brand with over 800 stores in Italy and worldwide, will no longer use animal fur. The popular brand came out this week with a public statement to drop fur from its future collections. OVS worked together with LAV (Italian Animal Rights group) and is now part of

Fur farming ban in Czech supported by Chamber in first reading

Fur farm in Czech Republic (2012)

PRAGUE, 10 NOVEMBER 2016 – Fur farming will no longer be allowed in the Czech Republic by 2019 according to a bill that the Chamber of Deputies passed in first reading yesterday. The amendment prohibits the breeding and killing of animals solely or primarily for the purpose of fur and was submitted by about one fourth