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Party for the Animals spreads its wings to Morocco

A representative of the Party for the Animals spent a week travelling around Morocco in search of possible collaborations with Moroccan organisations promoting the interests of animals, nature and the environment. Conclusion: Morocco offers many opportunities in the field of sustainability and animal welfare.   In the Moroccan cities Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier, Party for … Continue Reading

Growing opposition in Asia: Taiwan first Asian country to ban dog and cat meat

In April, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to outlaw both the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat. The new bill, which also includes several other measures, was adopted by the Taiwanese government in order to improve animal protection in the country. Offenders can be fined up to € 7,400 and anyone … Continue Reading

Flanders bans slaughter without stunning

The Flemish Parliament has almost unanimously decided to ban the slaughter of sheep without stunning as from January 2019. For the Party for the Animals, this is a decisive push in its own battle for a total ban on slaughter without stunning in the Netherlands. The party emphasises that there can be no excuse for … Continue Reading

Ongoing global protests against Yulin Dog Meat Festival

It was recently reported that the Chinese government was to ban dog meat sales at the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival, as a result of mass protests by concerned citizens, local activists and other groups throughout the world, through petitions and social media. In China too, more and more people are rebelling. A Chinese survey … Continue Reading

German party for the animals organises mass protest against the livestock industry

The German party for the animals, Partei Mensch Umwelt Tierschutz (for short: Tierschutzpartei), is organising a great protest against the livestock industry to be held on 19 August in Frankfurt/Main. With this protest, the party wants to mobilise people to awaken the government and society to take action against the mass animal suffering in intensive animal farming. … Continue Reading

Bundestag elections in Germany are coming up

The Bundestag elections will be held in Germany on the 24th of September 2017. The German party for the animals, Partei Mensch Umwelt Tierschutz (for short: Tierschutzpartei) is also participating in the elections. The party has representatives in the municipal councils of a few German municipalities. This year they also want to gain seats in the Bundestag … Continue Reading

Animal Welfare Party (UK) happy with election results

On 8 June, the British Animal Welfare Party (AWP) entered the 2017 General Election. Despite having gained no seats, the party was still happy with the results given the political situation in the United Kingdom. AWP made the strategic choice to participate in four constituencies: Maidenhead, Hackney South and Shoreditch, Hackney North and Stoke Newington, … Continue Reading

Party for the Animals chairs House of Representatives in the Netherlands

The Hague, 06 June 2017 | Member of Parliament Esther Ouwehand chaired the parliamentary debates in the Dutch Lower House today. Being the deputy Speaker of a national parliament is a global premier for any member of an animal welfare party worldwide.  The Dutch Speaker of the House of Representatives leads the parliamentary debates of … Continue Reading

Animal Welfare Party participates in UK General Election

UK’s Animal Welfare Party (AWP) has 4 candidates standing in the June 8th General Election in the following constituencies: Maidenhead, Hackney North & Stoke Newington, Hackney South & Shoreditch  and Lewisham Deptford. The deposits for these constituencies have been entirely funded by members and supporters. The party has managed to raise the funds for these … Continue Reading

Anti-fox hunting campaigners march telling Theresa May to keep the ban

The team of the party for the animals in UK (Animal Welfare Party) headed to London on Monday 29th of May to support the Make Hunting History march which was organised by an alliance of anti-hunt campaign groups. The need for this protest came after the Conservative party released their manifesto on 18th May in which Theresa … Continue Reading