Fur Free Alliance criticises the European Commission’s delay on banning fur farming and sales in the EU

The Fur Free Alliance, a coalition of over 50 animal protection organisations representing millions of supporters worldwide, expresses its profound disappointment and frustration at the European Commission’s (EC) decision to delay the urgent need to end fur farming in the EU. Instead, the Commission has requested an opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

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

Swedish government urged to phase out fur farming

STOCKHOLM, 22 SEPTEMBER 2015 – In a letter to the Swedish Minister for Rural Affairs the Fur Free Alliance and Eurogroup for Animals urge the Minister to listen to the Swedish citizens and phase out mink farming. The letter that was sent to Minister Sven Erik-Bucht of Rural Affairs can be read here.   A

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

São Paolo bans import and sales of fur

SAO PAOLO, 30 JUNE 2015 – This week mayor Fernando Haddad signed a historic law that bans the import and sales of fur products in Brazilian biggest city São Paolo. The legislation, proposed by councillor Laércio Benko and approved unanimously by the City Council in May, is meant to ban animal products of extreme cruelty. Besides fur, the

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