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Germany: Horror on Six Floors – In the Pig High-Rise are Held up to 3000 Animals!!


It is suggested that you watch the videos first via the following link.  The text and spoken is in German which many will not be able to follow – but the videos say it all anyway.


Here below is the link to the second video:–im-schweinehochhaus-werden-bis-zu-3000-tiere-gehalten-7897712.html#mc-0_1521093539936

Venus has very kindly given us the following data; complete with a translation; so that more can be learned about this 6 storey pig hell hole.

Here is the message which Venus has worked hard on.


Dear Mark,

Here is a documentary about the Horror House of Pigs on six floors, in Halle, Germany.
I’ve translated the text from the video, so everyone understands what it’s about.


The following text accompanies the video recordings made by the association “German Animal Protection Office” (Deutsches Tierschutzbüro) in the pig tower in Maasdorf / Halle since 2013:

“Imagine being locked up in a high-rise against your will, you cannot move or turn around. The only change you have is a step back and a step back. Again, and again you are artificially fertilized, you do not know what is happening to you. But gradually you realize that you will be abused for years as a production machine. Your children will be snatched from you. Some of your defenseless and innocent piglets are even savagely beaten to death because they are worthless from the point of view of the local people. None of your children will ever see you again. You are in pain, but no one cares about you. They are afraid and desperate, but nobody is there for you! “.

The story and the description of video.


End of the sixties in the former German Democratic Republic (DDR) the pig high-rise was built as a prestige object.
Today it is the only high-rise building for pigs in Germany and in Europe at all. It is located on Maasdorf, in Halle.
3000 pigs are being kept under illegal and horror conditions.
A veterinarian said, “Such pictures belong to the prosecutor. They make me angry “.

In 2013, the chairman of the association “German Animal Protection Office” Jan Peifer went for the first time to the pig high-rise, in Maasdorf, and documented the hell in which 3000 pigs live.
“The pigs had absolutely no room to stretch out, they could not even turn. They could only lie “.
In 2015/2016, the animal rights activists released the horror pictures from the video. The cause for sharp headlines: “mess in pig high-rise building”, “Officially prescribed animal abuse?” “Shock videos from the pig high-rise”!
Green Agriculture Minister Claudia Dalbert gets the videos in front of her eyes. She said in an interview: “I can tell you that under my aegis, it can no longer be tolerated. A lookout must not give “!! Until today has not happened.

At 1.12. In 2017, that means a few months ago, the animal rights activists did what the minister did not do, that is, looked closely. From minute 3:26 you can see the “changed” conditions yourself: employees beat the piglets on the ground, you can hear screams.

It is forbidden under German law to kill animals like that.
The legal and prescribed way of killing pigs is to hit them on the head with a wood until they become unconscious. Then cut their throats so that they will bleed.
Instead, the pictures document illegal hitting on the floor, and not just once!
On 25.01.2018 it was tried to kill 15 piglets the way you can see on the video.

Operator of the yard is the HET GmbH.
Stern TV, who aired the video on March 14th at 10:00 pm, tried to get in touch with the managers of the pig high-rise building.
Jan Peifer, together with the journalist, tried to obtain information from the central office of the company.
“There is no responsible person today” says the woman at the window!!! (Video)
“We do not give any comments anyway, you do not need to bring that shit on TV, and you can turn off the camera.”
Angrily she slams the window and shows the middle finger to the people, although she knows that the interview is on TV.

The skyscraper specializes in the production of pigs.
The documents show how the farm operates on 6 floors: up to 500 pigs with their piglets per floor fit and are transported by lifts.

On the second floor they are artificially inseminated.
Then they come to the fifth floor, where they are kept with other pregnant pigs. One week before the calculated birthday, they either come to the 4th or the 6th floor, to farrow !!!

In these tight boxes, they give birth to their piglets.
They suckle for the next few weeks, after which they are taken to the 1st or 3rd floor, along with others and kept in groups, until they are finally sold.
But where?


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It is pointed out that the company operates another business called “Genesus Deutschland GmbH”! –  This company specializes in production and distribution of pigs. On their company page, they advertise with images, such as those you see in the video on minute 7:38.

But the video recordings from the skyscraper show a different reality.
From minute 7:58 you can see how the piglets are born.
You can see from 8:02 minutes what will become of the animals when they are just born: their feet are stuck in the holes, they cannot get out alone, but no co-worker is there to help. The animal rights activists were able to free some. You can see piglets that could not free themselves from the amniotic sac. Piglets who die!

The operator of HET GmbH does not want to comment on these allegations.
Inquiries to interviews remain unanswered.

In an interview in 2014, the operator assured that all regulations are met, and speaks of “control without end” !!!

From minute 9:05 we see the “control without end” !!!

From this point on, you can hear and see how employees still deal with the animals to this day.
In German it is insulting expressions that are difficult to translate.
One sees the injuries to the body of the animals, which are caused with a spatula, also an illegal method for animal driving.
The veterinarian ends her participation in the interview, with the words: “the respect for the animal is not here at all. The case belongs to the prosecutor”.

with best regards






South Kores: Meat Trade Dogs – March News and Actions.


Sister City Campaign – Daegu & Milwaukee

Daegu became Sister city with Milwaukee on August 23, 2017. In Daegu, there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants where the dogs, who are tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging or beating; and then thrown into boiling water – sometimes while they are still alive.

In many places, dogs are being killed in full view of other terrified, caged dogs; and this takes place in public and in broad daylight. In addition, many abandoned and stolen former pets end up in this industry, and are subjected to the same cruelty.

Please take action to urge Milwaukee Mayor and Common Council members to help end their new Sister City’s illegal and horrendous cruelty.

Click HERE to learn more and take action.

Petition link –!___Milwaukee__Daegu_Sister_City&utm_medium=email



Busan Buk-gu District – Shut down the Gupo Dog Meat Marketin the “School Cleanup Zone”!


​The Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market is within the boundaries of the “School

Environment, Hygiene, Cleanup Zone” specified in the School Health Act as

evidenced in this Busan News article:

Dispute over the Gupo Livestock Market’s violation of the School Health Act.

However, the Busan Buk-gu District office refuses to shut it down, claiming

that the School Health Act does not apply to the Gupo Dog Meat Market.

​The officials in the Busan Buk-gu District put the interests of dog butchers/shops

before the education of their young children. Imagine allowing your children

to grow up hearing the screams of the meat dogs and seeing them writhe in agony,

being brutally slaughtered right in front of their young eyes. It will either

traumatize these children for life or make them immune to the suffering of

animals, turning them into the next generation of animal abusers.

This is despicable and it must be stopped.

Click HERE to learn more and take action.

Petition link –!___Milwaukee__Daegu_Sister_City&utm_medium=email


Pet shop of horrors – 79 dogs found dead,
​many more left to starve by a heartless pet shop owner

A heartless pet shop owner in Cheonan Dongnam-gu district is reported to have neglected a total of 160 dogs, causing the death of 79 of them because he did not want to spend any more money on them.

Many corpses were found in a significant state of decomposition, with their skulls and ribs fully exposed. The remaining 80 surviving dogs, were clearly starving and many found diseased. Astoundingly the pet shop is also reported to have been offering an adoption service to clients, promising to find new homes for these unfortunate animals!

Click HERE to learn more and take action.

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Serbia: Hunters Kill All The Great Bustards; And Then The EU Gives Them Money To Produce (and shoot ?) Even More.


Serbian campaigners are currently fighting to protect the Great Bustard in Serbia.

In Serbia, the Great Bustard lives in only one area – a reserve known as the ‘pastures of the great bustard’.  In the recent past there were hundreds of birds.  Now there are only 10 – Why ?

Because they have been hunted almost to extinction by a hunter organisation named  ‘Perjanica’ .

Now it appears the Serbian hunters wish to buy a large cage and import Bustards from Hungary; where the birds will be bred within the cage.  The birds will not be wild birds to breed and produce on the pastures – instead they will have to breed in the cage erected by the hunters – those same people responsible for their decline in the first place.

And to make things a lot worse, our shameful friends (?) at the EU have given the hunters around 300,000 Euros for the setting up of this breeding cage.

The cage is a great offence to this beautiful bird which used to breed in numbers on the pastures.  Hunting has destroyed the birds in the wild and now the same killers; the hunters; are being reward3ed financially by the EU for setting up a breeding colony which is set in a cage !


Serbian campaigners have written to the Bern Convention to lodge a formal complaint about this.  You can see the complaints registered under ‘162’  in the following:


Another case of hunters destroying the ecosystem and then being rewarded; this time by the EU; for the destruction they have caused.

 As Serbia IS NOT an EU member state; why is the EU giving hundreds of thousands of Euros to Serbian hunters ? – is it so that they can now breed birds to then release and shoot at will ? – we suspect – they are hunters after all; they think of only one thing – Killing !




Here is the direct link to Hungarian MEP’s if you want to write to them and ask why the EU is giving money to hunters who have killed all the birds in the first place !


Click on any name and then you will be given more details of them; including an e mail address.





Canada: Extreme Suffering Of Mink On Fur Farms Exposed.

Canada – Suffering on mink farms exposed


A new exposé reveals the abusive treatment on five mink fur farms in Canada, where an eyewitness documented filthy conditions, including piles of feces and pools of waste teeming with maggots just beneath the animals’ wire cages, which were covered with cobwebs. The intensive confinement caused some animals to exhibit symptoms of “zoochosis,” or captivity-induced insanity, including pacing, circling, and gnawing on cage bars. Live minks had to live with a dead cagemate in their midst.

Watch the video:


Help minks and other animals who suffer intensely in the fur trade by urging Dolce & Gabbana—which sells fur from minks, foxes, rabbits, beavers, and other animals—to drop it immediately. Together, we can make a difference.




Thank you for your compassion for animals.


Danielle Katz
Associate Director of Campaigns




Spain – Woman films herself killing cat in washing machine and uploads clip online


A woman who filmed herself killing a cat in her washing machine and uploaded the footage to social media in a horrific act of cruelty could face jail.

The video, taken by an unnamed Spanish woman from Jaen, in Andalusia, was shared on Instagram

Read the full story at:   –  Daily Mirror UK Press.



Former All Black stunned by animal abuse at annual event


Former All Blacks prop Steve McDowall has said he was unaware of any animal abuse before competing in the annual King’s Cup elephant polo tournament in Thailand.

PETA Asia shared video of the elephants being subjected to beatings with bullhooks on social media.

Read the full story at



SIGN: Justice for Dog Who Died after being Forced to Fly in Overhead Bin


When a family boarded a United Airlines plane Monday with their beloved French bulldog, Kokito, they had no idea the flight would end in heartbreak.

A flight attendant insisted that the dog’s carrier be moved into the overhead bin at takeoff — even though the crate was TSA-approved, and the family had followed all airline rules. When the plane landed, Kokito was dead. And now, the family is in mourning over a tragedy that never should have happened.

Petition link; please sign:



England: 13/3/18 – The Loss Of A True Genius In Every Way.

It’s a really sad day here in the UK – our modern day Genius has died.

Prof. Stephen Hawking, a man who suffered from the terrible and crippling Motor Neuron Disease for over 40 years passed yesterday at his home.


Professor Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA, at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge..Photograph © Jason Bye.t: 07966 173 930.e:

More than a scientific genius; this man explained the ‘out of this world theories’ of so much to the normal man with his literally works of modern science.  Regarded by many the world over; the brilliance of this man; the intelligence; whilst at the same time fighting such a cruel disease every day of his life; can only be looked on as someone who never gave up with his mission – to inform the world of what science, space and technology is about.

Originally given only 2 years to live when diagnosed with MND over 40 years ago; this was a man who had a mission in life; and he was going to surpass the so called experts with their life expectancy given to him.


I take a lot from Prof. Hawking; and with my own MS; he has shown me that you can carry on regardless of your illness to live your dreams; to do better for the future.  A true inspiration to so many – the tributes saying this on UK tv today have been overwhelming.


Fly free now Stephen – free from pain and the bastard of the illness which bugged you so much for the majority of your life.  Respect, admiration and just human drive from such a wonderful and funny person.


Out thoughts, thanks and admiration go out to his family today – 14/3.  Stephen died peacefully at home yesterday.

The politicians and so called ‘important people’ of this world could learn so much from him about being decent and honest.


Experiencing Zero ‘G’



England: After 60 Years Campaigning As ‘CAPS’; They Now Become ‘Freedom For Animals’.



Our big news!


Hi Mark,

I am really excited to tell you our big news.

We have changed our name from CAPS to Freedom for Animals!

For 60 years we have been known as the ‘Captive Animals’ Protection Society’. Over that time we have grown to work on more campaigns and influence laws to protect animals.

So we wanted a name that explains more clearly what we do as an organisation and inspires people to take action – and what could be more inspiring than ‘Freedom for Animals’ ? 

We have launched our brand new website which has been designed to make it easier for people to learn more about our campaigns and take actions to help animals. 

Here’s what you can do now!

I really hope you are as excited about this change as we are and will continue to work with us to help animals in need.

Until all are free,

Nicola O’Brien
Campaigns Director

P.S. Thank you so much for working with us to help animals. Let’s keep up the fight for their freedom as we enter this new chapter – donate today if you can!


Breaking – England to ban circus animals by 2020 ?

Read more at 

Go to ‘News and Blog’ on this link if connection gives problems – here you should see the story.