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  1. Animal rights protester's performance a cut above the rest

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo An animal rights activist yesterday staged a 'naked' protest in busy Causeway Bay against meat eating. Ashley Fruno, a campaigner with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia-Pacific, wore only underwear and painted herself like a butcher's diagram near Jardine's Bazaar to urge people to go vegetarian. 'By exposing my body, I hope ...

  2. Animal rights movement on the rise

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Congress may have focused on improving people's welfare, but for some delegates the welfare of animals is just as important. 'Protecting the rights of animals needs to be done at the same time as protecting the rights of people,' said Sima Xiaomeng, a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference who has proposed ways to save homeless animals ...

  3. Animal rights group targets restaurant serving up foie gras burgers

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. After tackling big fast food chains, rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (Peta) latest ... also leaves animals with neck injuries, and induces shock and fear. Carnivores and some farmers though may debate that evidence. CitySeen asked why it was targeting a single establishment when ...

  4. HKU steps up to offer law studies on animal rights and welfare

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by N. Jayaram

    ... of law at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will from next week offer a course in animal law, focusing on animal rights and welfare. 'The university offers the only human rights LLM [master of laws degree] in Asia and there is a natural progression from the study of human rights to consideration of the rights of animals,' said Amanda Whitfort, HKU's associate professor who ...

  5. 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 ... he 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 ...

  6. Animal rights group finds suspected dog abattoir

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A suspected dog slaughtering site in Tseung Kwan O was discovered yesterday by an animal rights group. The Animal Life Guard Action Group said it found what it described as a dog ... of the animal care group, said: 'Bones and remains were everywhere. We've collected five bags of bones, some looked like dog jaws. I'm really angry. This is the most horrific case ...

  7. Protecting animal rights

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... together to come up with a solution to this problem. 'If everyone could chip in a little bit more it could help to control the population of stray animals and get them into the right ... exercise habits, all of which can lower the risk of heart attacks. But pet ownership carries with it a responsibility to care for the animal you have taken on and pay for any medical attention ...

  8. Animal rights group Peta offers Sharon Stone a brain scan

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Peta, the animal-rights group, has offered to scan US actress and fur lover Sharon Stone's brain to determine whether her comments and actions that seem to demonstrate ... to the indifference that you flaunt and the callous remarks that you make about the suffering and death of the animals whose fur you wear. 'Scientific studies suggest that the prefrontal regions ...

  9. Maggie Q dresses down for animal rights campaign

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... her favourite cause, Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). After similar launches in Beijing and Shanghai, the animal rights group's Hong Kong office hastily arranged ... with the aim of enticing the public to go vegetarian. She said there were two reasons why she went meat-free seven years ago. 'One is I don't have to eat animals to live, so I don't; ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Shark fin trade 'victim of anti-Chinese conspiracy', say traders

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Criticism from Western-led green groups has slashed industry by 50 per cent in past year Shark fin trade 'victim of conspiracy' Shark fin traders in Hong Kong blasted an "anti-Chinese conspiracy" by env ...




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