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Historical win for Portuguese party for the animals during local elections

On Sunday October 10th, the Portuguese party for the animals Pessoas-Animais-Natureza (PAN), booked a huge success during the municipal elections in Portugal winning seats in 32 municipalities. This entails that the party will be represented in 78% of the municipalities. PAN members celebrating the election results PAN already obtained one seat in the Portuguese national … Continue Reading


European Parliament supports the Party for the Animals proposal against overfishing in the North Sea

On Thursday September 14th , the European Parliament voted in favour for a package of protective measures aimed at reducing overfishing in the North Sea. The Party for the Animals received support for her proposal to never fish above the level of the Maximum Sustainable Yield. This maximum limit will be enforced next year if the … Continue Reading


International conference Party for the Animals in Madrid brings together animal protectors from 20 countries

AMSTERDAM, 4 October 2017 – Last weekend, the Dutch Party for the Animals (PftA) and Spanish sister party PACMA organised an international conference on the stray dog problem. Representatives of parties for animals and animal welfare organisations from 20 countries shared their experiences with the aim of improving the situation of stray dogs worldwide.   … Continue Reading


Gains for German party for the animals in elections

German party for the animals Partei Mensch Umwelt Tierschutz (Tierschutzpartei in short) has made gains in the German elections of 24 September 2017. The party participated in ten German states. The party gained a total of 373,278 votes, mainly cast in Eastern Germany, which is nearly 19,000 votes more than in the last elections in … Continue Reading


International stray dog conference in Madrid

Dutch Party for the Animals (PftA) and Spanish sister party PACMA are organising an international conference for sister parties and animal welfare organisations on the stray dog problem. The conference will take place from  28th of September till 1st of October in Madrid. Participants from all over the world – from Spain to Taiwan, Georgia … Continue Reading


Eurogroup for Animals calls the EU-citizens to help end torture of pigs

Eurogroup for Animals urges everyone to support their campaign “End Pig Pain”, which aims to put an end on torture of pigs in the European Union. The goal is to collect 1 million signatures from European citizens to hand over to decision makers next year. Millions of European piglets are painfully castrated, have their tails cut … Continue Reading


European Parliament urges Norway to stop whaling

Last week, a majority of the European Parliament has supported the Party for the Animals’ motion urging Norway to cease its commercial whaling operations. The EU also wants to ensure that whale meat is no longer transported to Japan through EU ports. “The EU´s verdict puts additional pressure on Norway. Whaling is cruel and constitutes … Continue Reading


Join the Spanish Party for the Animals ‘Misión Abolición’ massive bullfight protest

Spain’s party for the animals, Partido Animalista (PACMA) is organising a huge protest against bullfighting on 16th September in Madrid.  The rally is expected to be the biggest anti-bullfighting protest in history and will take place at Madrid’s best known public square, Puerta del Sol (Spanish for “Gate of the Sun”). PACMA urges everyone to join … Continue Reading


Animal Welfare Party Gains First UK Political Representation

The Animal Welfare Party (AWP) got its first political representative in the UK last week after a town councillor defected from the Green Party. Jane Smith, who is on Alsager Town Council, in Cheshire, made history last week after announcing her decision to switch political parties. Smith has served on the council since 2015. The new … Continue Reading


Portuguese Party for the Animals participating in municipal elections

The Portuguese Party for the Animals, Pessoas-Animais-Natureza (People-Animals-Nature, PAN in short), is preparing for the exciting municipal elections in Portugal, which will take place on 1 October of this year. The party will participate in 32 municipalities and 26 districts. “This is major. These are the biggest elections we have ever participated in, in terms … Continue Reading