animal rights

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

Animal rights and awareness campaign held at University of Dhaka

Recently, a motivational and awareness campaign on animal rights was arranged at the Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka. Afzal Khan conducted the session as the keynote speaker.

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

16 pups found dead at Kolkata hospital trigger outrage

Animal rights activists in India and netizens on social media are outraged after 16 mutilated and dead puppies are found in garbage bags at a hospital in Kolkata.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Home of China's dog meat festival defiant amid outcry

Residents of China's southern city of Yulin defends eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice yesterday, as animal rights activists seek new ways to pressure organizers to cancel the annual festival.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Thieving monkey bound and caged in Mumbai

The captured monkey, its arms tied tightly behind its back, sits crouched over in a Mumbai residential colony trying with its teeth to untie the cord bound around its ankles.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Korean woman raises 200 dogs saved from streets, restaurants

In South Korea, where dogs are considered a traditional delicacy and have only recently become popular as pets, Jung's love for her canine friends is viewed by some as odd. But others see her as a champion of animal rights.

November 15, 2015
November 15, 2015

Web Review: Animal welfare through Facebook

Facebook groups such as ‘ADOPT ME! BANGLADESH! ~by MAD.ORG’, ‘Dog Lovers of Bangladesh!’ and ‘Dog Society of Bangladesh’ are engaging in activities related to animal welfare and creating awareness regarding animal rights in Bangladesh.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

India’s most polarizing animal

This is not the first time the cow has become mixed up with politics. Conflicts over cow slaughter sparked religious riots in India.