Norway: Government Now Votes To Ban Fur Farming.

 

Norway set to ban fur farming 

 

Dear friend

It’s fantastic news.

In what is another blow for the morally bankrupt fur industry, we can confirm that fur farming is expected to be banned by the new government in Norway. The new three party coalition government has agreed to ban fur farming by 2025.

The three parties had been locked in negotiations since January 2nd  and are now able to form a government. “Regjeringsplattformen” is an agreement on governing principles between the three parties and a fur farming ban is officially a part of the agreement.

There are 201 fur farms in Norway.  In 2017 there were 773,000 mink killed on Norwegian fur farms, as well as 140,000 foxes.

The inherent cruelty of the fur industry has been a major issue in Norway in recent years. In late 2016, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet) announced that their inspectors had been shocked by high level of violations and injuries on Norwegian fur farms during recent inspections. On one farm, caged mink were found with such large open sores that they had to be put to death at the scene.  Other chronic animal suffering recorded included one mink who had crawled into a plastic pipe and all but skinned itself alive in its efforts to free itself.

Norway can now set an example to the other Scandinavian governments  in Denmark, Sweden and Finland.  Denmark kills at least 17 million mink every year on factory farms, only surpassed by China. Finland is one of the world’s largest producers of fox fur and Finnish fur farmers have been globally shamed followed the recent exposure of obesity in factory farmed foxes. This is done to generate a larger pelt and to boost profits for the fur trade.

Following a campaign by Respect for Animals, fur farming was banned in the UK in 2000 on the grounds of public morality. Fur factory farming has recently been banned in Holland, Germany, Croatia and Czech Republic.

The fur industry is spending huge amounts of money on self-promotion in a desperate bid to salvage its terrible reputation, but momentum is truly with the anti-fur movement as more and more countries ban fur farming and more and more retailers go officially fur free.

We need to press home our advantage and make the most of our momentum. Please help us if you can.

 

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http://www.respectforanimals.org/category/news/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Germany: Any Hope In The EU Intervening To Help Animals ? – NO.

SAV Comment

In the near future we hope to be able to publish 2 major articles on how the EU is failing animals.  We are producing these at the moment. Watch this space.

 

The EU and its Colonies

Above – EU Must Ensure Animal Welfare; or put it another way;

Animal rights activists are firmly convinced that the hell of the “useful” animals can only be improved by two measures:
1. People should stop eating meat and
2. The countries (at least in the EU area) should finally adopt an effective animal welfare law and respect it.

There are also a few, few who have invested great hope in the intervention of the EU. And still believe that the criminal circumstances, especially in the slaughterhouses, can only be abolished by laws, decisions and prohibitions by the EU.
They believe that an EU country can live well on subsidies and thus help animals.

But they forget the example of Romania, as with the EU’s subsidies for the strays and their sterilizations, some have become over one-night rich as “dog catcher “and professional animal killers.

 

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/01/10/romania-exposed-the-mass-dog-catcher-and-killer-from-brasov-romania-contact-your-meps-and-ask-them-to-take-action-now/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/02/26/romania-whats-new-about-romanian-politicians-bent-and-corrupt-mayor-emil-boc-refuses-to-take-action-against-animal-abusers-typical/ 

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2011/05/22/romania-video-in-memory-of-the-botosani-shelter-victims/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2012/12/15/romania-exposed-dogcatchers-pocketing-eu-animal-welfare-provided-funds-for-themselves-why-animals-are-left-to-starve-and-die-the-eu-politicians-must-act/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/10/01/romania-exposed-conditions-at-public-shelter-mihailesti-one-of-bucharests-public-shelters-the-legacy-of-corrupt-politicians/ 

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/10/01/romania-exposed-conditions-at-public-shelter-mihailesti-one-of-bucharests-public-shelters-the-legacy-of-corrupt-politicians/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/10/01/romania-exposed-conditions-at-public-shelter-mihailesti-one-of-bucharests-public-shelters-the-legacy-of-corrupt-politicians/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/10/02/if-the-situation-in-romania-teaches-us-one-thing-it-is-that-corruption-does-not-work-nor-does-stray-animal-killing-en-masse-sterilization-and-public-education-is-the-way-forward-to-reducing-sttra/ 

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2013/10/12/swedish-mep-carl-schlyter-honorary-president-of-the-eu-animal-welfare-intergoup-talks-about-mass-dog-killings-in-romania/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2014/10/06/romania-9-former-ministers-face-corruption-charges-that-will-shake-the-political-scene-corruption-by-ministers-where-else-one-asks/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2014/02/02/romania-delegation-of-the-european-parliament-come-face-to-face-with-the-actual-reality-of-the-dog-shelters-in-romania/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2017/01/14/romania-death-is-the-master-in-romania-and-the-eu-accepts-it-without-question/ 

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2016/07/06/romania-boycott-mangalia-until-the-dog-killing-mayor-cristian-radu-changes-his-attitude-to-strays/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2015/10/20/romania-serbia-mr-janusz-wojciechowski-mep-video-interview-killing-dogs-in-romania-just-the-same-as-killing-dogs-in-serbia/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/2014/12/10/eu-121214-brussels-belgium-12-noon-massive-demo-for-slaughtered-romanian-dogs-see-info-below/

 

Today I will be more careful with the Dog Catchers business of Romania.
Because in Germany it is just like that at the moment, not with strays, but with wild boar.
In many German states, there are now livestock premiums to encourage local hunters to go hunting more often despite falling prices for wild boar meat.

In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the land gives the huntsman € 25 for each hunted animal, in Bavaria it is € 20.

I do not know how many are dreaming of EU membership.
All I know is that this dream can become a nightmare.

Because the biggest betrayal of the EU so far is the betrayal of the animals.

And for us too, who have been trying for years to persuade these lazy, high-paid and irreverent gang (the Members of the European Parliament) to do their duty.

Millions of petitions against animal transports were ignored.

Petitions against illegal crimes in German slaughterhouses were also ignored.

Undercover investigations by animal rights activists have recently shocked even carnivores and not vegan citizens of Germany.
For  some of those I send as a link below.

But the German government, with the arrogance and indifference of a country that is practically the EU, despises laws and agreements and allows itself to act according to the economic interests of the meat mafia, when and where it suits them. In its own country and in EU countries.

So Germany is no different than the EU dynasty with its 28 colonies. Poverty, credit, profits and economic crises favor the EU for poor countries.
Illegal animal transports, slaughterhouses-Dachau, animal farms like cemeteries support the EU for the animals.

I consider the EU (Germany) to be the moral and economic bankrupt of the 21st century.
And there’s no reason to keep this syndicate alive. No one!
It remains only to discuss how we can eliminate this extermination machine.

Best Regards

Venus

 

http://www.andreas-tierhilfe.de/category/0-earthlings-wieviel-wahrheit-vertraegst-du/waende-aus-glas-ein-blick-hinter-die-kulissen-der-tierwirtschaft-0-earthlings-wieviel-wahrheit-vertraegst-du/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztWTI4pUZpI

 

https://www.peta.de/schweinezucht-guenthersdorf#.WlTXWTcxlPZ

 

USA; Wake Up And Do Something About Him ! – But Do Republicans Care ?

 

Germany: 888,000 Euros Of EU Money Awarded To A Pig Abusing Unit. Any Wonder Why People Have No Faith In The EU; Or Maybe Want To Leave !

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=qXMDBNGGetY

 

 

The pictures that PETA published from this pig farm in Günthersdorf (Friedland) are no exception – it is the rule in the German pig farms.

In August 2017, PETA filed a complaint with the competent public prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt (Oder) for violating the Animal Welfare Act.

For many serious violations of the Livestock Farming Ordinance.

In addition, the veterinary office of the Oder-Spree district was informed about the abuses.

But the catastrophic conditions were not turned off.

As we see in Video, (and here, nobody needs translation) the pigs have to live in their own excrement in this farm. Coughing animals were documented because of the ammonia.

Also, tumors, eye infections, injured limbs were documented. Many pigs are bitten and bloodied from other pigs on the tips of their ears, because these intelligent and clean animals permanently suffer from boredom, stress and catastrophic living conditions.

Finally, if the costs in the farm are higher than the “economic value” of the animal, it is not uncommon to kill – legally and illegally. Also in this operation (video) dying and already dead animals were documented.

They will end up in the garbage – after a painful life.

PETA has already documented and published massive animal protection violations in this pig farm in Günthersdorf, Brandenburg.

But nothing has been done by either the policy or the veterinary office.

The pig farm belongs to the farmer AG Neißetal, which was subsidized by the EU in 2016 for more than 888,000 Euros,

– among other things for their livestock husbandry!!!

 

 

 

Please read the petition (I did the translation in English) and sign.

Best regards to all

Venus

 

The petition (Translation in English)

 

Signature campaign:
Petition: Please help the pigs in Brandenburg

Dear Prime Minister,

PETA was again able to publish the massive animal suffering in a Brandenburg pig farm.
This case clearly shows that the problem lies in the system.

Sensitive and intelligent creatures are adapted to a construct that pursues purely economic interests.

The pictures illustrate how animals will be handled in 2017: ailing, heavily stalled animal houses and dirty feed and water troughs. Sick and dying pigs can be seen, also dead and injured animals can be found in the inventory. Bloody ear tips and completely gnawed ticks are only an indication of the psychological and physical stress the animals have to endure.

It is well known how clean and intelligent pigs are, which is why they cannot be kept close to species in the withered and barren bays. In addition, they often make the hard-slatted floors and the air, which is usually contaminated with ammonia, sick.
Controls seem to fail once again – or are such conditions in Brandenburg of economic interest wanted?

I therefore urge you to end the suffering of the pigs in this farm and to take measures so that the torments of all pigs in Brandenburg come to an end.

Original Petition in German (Link)

https://www.peta.de/schweinezucht-guenthersdorf#.WlTe4zcxlPY

Notes to help complete the petition:

Vorname* = First name
Nachname* = Surname
PLZ/ORT* =Postal code / place of residence: XXXXX
Land*= Country (Your residence):
E-Mail*= E-mail address
: XXXXX

*Pflichtangaben=Required Fields

https://www.peta.de/schweinezucht-guenthersdorf#.WlTe4zcxlPY

Jetzt unterschreiben = Please sign!

Vorname * [          ]

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Canada: (Toronto) – Restaurant Crudely Hacking Off The Arms and Legs of Flailing Octopus. Video Proof.

 

On the heels of our eyewitness investigation of restaurants

that serve live animals in New York City and Los Angeles,

PETA has now exposed similar atrocities in restaurants in Canada.

 

ACTION 1

Please consider calling and getting friends, family, and associates to make polite phone calls to Marado Sushi at 905-707-0546 and Gal’s Sushi at 905-597-0176, urging them to remove live animals from their menus.

 

 

At Marado Sushi in Toronto, (Just Google search the name for full details) PETA captured footage of a chef crudely hacking off the arms and legs of a flailing octopus.

The writhing limbs were then served to diners in a dish called “sannakji.” We filed a complaint with the Ontario SPCA, which—agreeing that octopuses are protected by cruelty-to-animals legislation—promptly informed Marado Sushi of the law.

But Marado Sushi continues to serve sannakji by chopping the heads off live octopuses before dicing up their limbs, and other restaurants continue to mutilate and serve live animals.

Others “prepare” live shrimp and lobsters by cutting off their tails and plating them next to their flailing heads—all for the sake of diners’ entertainment.

Please speak out against butchering and serving live animals.

Join us in urging Toronto restaurants to stop butchering and

serving live animals.

Together, we can prevent an enormous amount of suffering.

All you have to do is take action today. 

See link below.

 

 

ACTION 2

TAKE ACTION –

https://investigations.peta.org/canadian-restaurants-serving-live-animals/?utm_source=PETA::E-Mail&utm_medium=Alert&utm_campaign=0118::veg::PETA::E-Mail::pe%20live%20eating%20email::::aa%20em&ea.url.id=32043&forwarded=true

 

 

 

 

Germany / France: Hunting News From Venus.

(The second incident was in France)

 

A hunter was attacked by a boar on a trail hunt near Greifswald and seriously injured”.

During a trail hunt in the Greifswald area, a 50-year-old man was attacked by a boar after a gunshot and was seriously injured.

After the attack he plunged with his head into the lake where he was hunting and stayed there a few minutes with his head in the water.

He later died in the hospital, the animal escaped “.

 

 

Villagers expel hunters and save deer.”

A hobby hunter got an important lesson in a small-town Oise (France) when his hunt ended on a garden plot.

Sweaty wet, with a bloody tongue and trembling joints, a stately deer stands in the middle of the garden. Surrounded by barking hounds, he fears for his life, trembling. The hunter responsible for this situation is some distance away.

Although the animal is in firing position, he does not shoot. The reason: About thirty people have stood between the panic animal and the hunter. The deer was on the run from the hunter’s aggressive dogs, who had previously shot the animal in the forest and wanted to finally settle it in the garden.

But he had the bill made without the host, because the thirty inhabitants did not want to release the animal.
Finally, the mayor of the village came and persuade the hunter to leave.

That’s what I call civil courage, we all have to learn that too.

Because the good news is rarely brought by chance, as in the first case, but they are mostly results of our commitment, our courage.
In any case, these two messages have brought much greater relaxation in my body today than the relax training should bring out.

Or better formulated: who needs relax after such beautiful news …

My best regards to all

Venus

 

http://www.hftg.me/hirschrettung/

https://mobil.stern.de/panorama/weltgeschehen/treibjagd-endet-tragisch–keiler-toetet-jaeger-nahe-greifswald-7773166.html?utm_campaign=artikel-header&utm_medium=share&utm_source=facebook

 

 

 

USA: Trump To Open Up 90% of America’s Offshore Areas To Development.

The Trump administration just pledged to open up 90 percent of America’s offshore areas to development as part of its new five-year plan for oil and gas drilling.

 

Zinke Adds Oceans to the Chopping Block

https://www.nrdc.org/experts/nrdc/zinke-adds-oceans-chopping-block?source=conf

 

 

A reversal of President Obama’s offshore drilling ban,

this disastrous proposal threatens marine life and coastal communities and contributes to the ever-growing dangers of climate change.

Tell U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to start putting the public good before polluter profits and protect our fragile coastal waters.

Action

https://act.nrdc.org/letter/ocs-5-yr-zinke?s_src=act_nrdcnewsletter&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=mainlink&utm_campaign=email&t=6&akid=315%2E1402806%2EWfq0Ti

 

Week 49: As We Approach the End of Trump’s First Year, the DOI and EPA Are in Tatters

Read more – https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/week-49-we-approach-end-trumps-first-year-doi-and-epa-are-tatters?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=story1&utm_campaign=email

 

Why coal has no future

The Trump administration’s argument for coal only makes sense if you know nothing about how the electrical grid works. Watch this, and you’ll know more than they do.

Learn more: http://on.nrdc.org/2CRVUlu and take action! http://on.nrdc.org/2zb1VaE

https://www.facebook.com/nrdc.org/videos/10155896293499454/

 

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