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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Animal rights activists slam SPCA charity for euthanising 5,000 animals a year

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of animal rights groups. About 20 activists protested yesterday outside the Wan Chai headquarters of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, accusing it of abandoning its mission ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Protesters say charity's report shows its puts down about 5,000 animals every year Animal activists hit SPCA on euthanasia The city's leading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1364730/animal-rights-activists-slam-spca-charity-euthanising-5000-animals
  2. Comment - Letters

    Absurd to compare animal activists to terrorists

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... by animal-rights activists ("Farm lobby gags animal activists", April 8). Animal activists have done nothing but covertly videotape the treatment of animals by farm workers, leaking the footage ... applicants for farm jobs disclose ties to animal-rights groups. Most alarming is a proposal for an "animal and ecological terrorism act" that would place activists who take pictures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1214795/absurd-compare-animal-activists-terrorists
  3. News - China - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Dog and cat meat eaters hit back at animal rights group adverts

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:39am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Ads against dog, cat meat rile some A leading animal rights group has been forced to revise a provocative advertising campaign in northeast China ... Meat Festival" to coincide with the summer solstice. To the chagrin of animal rights activists, revellers traditionally tuck in to the meat as the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377829/rights-groups-ads-against-eating-dog-and-cat-meat-rile-traditionalists
  4. Comment - Letters

    AFCD failing distressed animals

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Conservation staff must do more for distressed animals Alex Lo's concerns regarding the callousness of the Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Department staff is warranted (Animals need care, not bureaucracy, April 10). Some years ago, after extreme rainstorms in Sai Kung, I found that a number of red-eared slider turtles had been washed through the drainage system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1213459/afcd-failing-distressed-animals
  5. News - China

    Video of bicycle-riding bear mauling monkey in Shanghai animal park sparks anger

    Posted May 10th 2013, 05:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai A video of a bear attacking a monkey after the two fell off their bicycles at a Chinese zoo has sparked outrage among animal rights activists, but an official on Friday defended the show. A minute-and-a-half long video surfaced this week showing the bear biting and clawing the monkey after a mock race at the Shanghai Wild Animal Park. Keepers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1234629/video-bicycle-riding-bear-mauling-monkey-shanghai-animal-park-sparks
  6. News - China

    Jinan circus cancelled after animal rights activists call for boycott

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 04:27pm by AP

    ... rights activists estimate hundreds of shows still take place each year. They say animals are kept in poor conditions and trained under fear and stress to perform tricks. The fact that people were ... there was a growing effort to protect animal rights among Chinese younger than 40. Through social networking, “they learn from each other and communicate knowledge with each other in terms of how to better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1327928/jinan-circus-cancelled-after-animal-rights-activists-call-boycott
  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Animal-rights volunteers in Sai Kung slam lame way of catching strays

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... they inflict too much pain, campaigners of animal rights say. One dog had to chew off part of its paw to escape a trap in Sai Kung, they say. The dog, now in a kennel on Tai Lam Wu Road near Ho Chung, ... but it was thrown out of a car and became a stray. "Now I will be prosecuted again [for animal cruelty]," Bradley said. The law requires owners to put a dog on a leash and to ensure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1276985/animal-rights-volunteers-sai-kung-slam-lame-way-catching-strays
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Best to keep our 'truthiness' in check

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... years ago was when he said he didn't particularly like animals, even as a child. The philosopher who almost singlehandedly launched the modern animal rights movement arrived at his position ... of horses that fall in the mayhem. Animal rights are for us a matter of what US comedian Stephen Colbert calls truthiness- something we feel in our guts, not a conclusion reached through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123212/best-keep-our-truthiness-check
  9. News - Hong Kong - Spirit of Hong Kong

    No cause too petty for celebrity animal activist Sharon Kwok

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:34pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... in the 1990s. But for the past few years, Kwok, 43, an ardent animal rights activist, has turned her attention to the plight of our world: the fast disappearance of elephants; the demise of the alpha ... Kwok. But she’s been delighted by the recent move by airlines to refuse to carry shark’s fin. We’re living on the Titanic right now and it’s like people just worry about the furniture on board ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1365238/no-cause-too-petty-celebrity-animal-activist-sharon-kwok
  10. News - China - Beijing

    Pet owner sues clinic after dog dies during 'facelift' to attract female mate

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 01:37pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to “straighten the flabby skin on the dog’s forehead”. According to a court press release, the dog suffered cardiac arrest during the anaesthetic process and died. Animal rights groups and activists ... brought the two-year-old dog to Yongchangjihe Animal Hospital for a facelift in November to make the dog more attractive to breeders. "If my dog looked better, female dog owners would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1150055/pet-owner-sues-clinic-after-dog-dies-during-facelift-attract-female-mate

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