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NEWS Asia for Animals Coalition appeals against the export of three elephant calves to Russia

Thursday 20th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition has sent an appeal letter to oppose the export of three elephant calves from Myanmar to Russia to join the circus.

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NEWS Asia for Animals Coalition supports an end to animal performances in Indonesia

Tuesday 18th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition has sent a letter of encouragement to the Indonesia government to put an end to cruel animal performances in it's circuses.

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NEWS Big Cat Rescue joins the Asia for Animals Coalition

Thursday 13th September 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is delighted to welcome Big Cat Rescue into the coalition.

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EVENT Bear care workshop in India

Thursday 6th September 2018

The Bear Care Group and Wildlife SOS India are organizing Advancing Bear Care 2018. The workshop will be held in Delhi, India from December 3 – 5, 2018 with a field visit to the Agra Bear Rescue Facility on the 6th of December.

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TAKE ACTION Help us end animal exploitation at Jakarta's Seaworld

Tuesday 14th August 2018

The Asia for Animals Coalition is appealing against the cruelty at Jakarta's Seaworld Ancol facility. Help us take action by adding your voice to the campaign!

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NEWS Read Animal's Asia's in depth report on Vietnam's cruel circuses

Tuesday 31st July 2018

The media storm surrounding Vietnam's barbaric animal circuses continues with support from well-known channels.

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TAKE ACTION Improve dreadful condition of animals at Lok Kawi zoo Malaysia

Thursday 28th June 2018

Urge the minister to ask the zoo to take action and stop its animals breeding and cease importing animals so that resources can be used to improve the welfare and provide daily enrichment for all animals at the zoo.

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MAKE A CHANGE avoid Palm Oil and save Orangutans

Tuesday 26th June 2018

The Real Cost of Palm Oil... Asia for Animals Coalition members, International Animal Rescue (IAR) recently shared devastating footage of an orangutan desperately trying to save himself and the last piece of his habitat from destruction in a video that has since gone viral. Please make a change and avoid using Palm Oil and help end this suffering.

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TAKE ACTION Protect dogs and cats in South Korea

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Thousands of dog meat farms across the country breed an estimated 2.5 million dogs each year who are confined in small, barren cages outdoors. They live in states of perpetual fear, boredom, hunger and disease, often resulting in self-mutilation

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GET INVOLVED India for Animals Conference 2018

Thursday 21st June 2018

India For Animals (IFA) is a national conference organised by Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) to bring together organisations and activists working for the protection of animal rights.

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TAKE ACTION Join our calls for a dog-meat free Indonesia

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Please Help the Dog Meat Free Indonesia Coalition get to a million signatures in calling for an end to Indonesia’s brutal dog meat tra

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TAKE ACTION End Circus Suffering in India

Wednesday 20th June 2018

#EndCircusSuffering is a call for the liberation of all animals from the clutches of circus cruelty, by implementing a complete ban on their use and captivity.

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TAKE ACTION Ban Vietnam's barbaric animal circuses

Wednesday 20th June 2018

In response to Animals Asia’s call for a ban and allegations of illegality and widespread abuse, circus bosses say they plan switch to domestic animals. Sign the petition to ban these cruel circuses altogether!

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Make Your Voice Heard for Chickens in Indonesia!

Friday 26th August 2016

Please sign and share this petition asking McDonald's Indonesia to adopt the same cage-free policy McDonald's has adopted elsewhere in the w

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DANANG DOLPHIN PETITION: say no to captive dolphins in Danang, Vietnam

Friday 20th November 2015

The Asia For Animals Coalition members are shocked that Danang city leaders are considering proposals from a Russian developer to build a dolphin theme park.

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Help Save Bali's Heritage Dog

Friday 2nd October 2015

The victim of indiscriminate mass culling and the shocking dog meat trade, Bali’s unique heritage dog is under threat of extinction. Many tens of thousands of innocent dogs are brutally slaughtered every year. Their suffering is horrendous.

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Victory in Nepal

Friday 31st July 2015

Last November, Nepal was witness to the world’s largest animal sacrifice. Nepal’s Gadhimai festival, an event held every five years that results in the killing of nearly half a million animals.

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Victory for pigs in Vietnam

Wednesday 15th July 2015

AfA is delighted to hear that the Vietnamese Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism has today.

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Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums agrees to Boycott Cruel Dolphin Hunting

Wednesday 20th May 2015

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) suspended the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).

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Say No to Animal Performance Cruelty

Friday 13th March 2015

TAKE A PLEDGE TO HELP END ANIMAL PERFORMANCE CRUELTY

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A Victory for Elephants in Nepal!

Friday 6th March 2015

Every year, elephants are illegally smuggled from India into Nepal to supply "elephant safaris" as tourist attractions.

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One Step Closer to An End to Vietnam’s “Pig Slaughter Festival”

Friday 27th February 2015

Every year, on the sixth day of the new lunar year, a small village in Vietnam’s Bac Ninh province close to the capital Hanoi, is the scene of horrific animal cruelty.

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No More Elephant rides at Singapore Zoo!

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Singapore Zoo has announced that as of the 5th January 2015, visitors will no longer be able to ride or have contact with the elephants, as part of their adoption of a "protected contact elephant management" system.

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The Illegal Trade in Elephants to Supply Nepal’s “Safaris”

Tuesday 11th November 2014

In Sauraha (Chitwan National Park) alone, 60 captive elephants are employed in the safari industry, the vast majority of which were imported from India.

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Taiji Dolphin Hunt

Tuesday 28th January 2014

Each year from September to May, an estimated 2,000 dolphins are brutally slaughtered in the "dolphin drive hunt" in Taiji, Japan.

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Good News for macaques in Jakarta

Thursday 7th March 2013

On 20th October 2013 the Governor of Jakarta announced an end to the use of macaques in street performances and the confiscation of the dancing macaques from the Jakarta streets.

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Beijing rodeo postponed

Friday 22nd February 2013

Animals Asia is delighted to hear the news that the China Rodeo scheduled for October 2011 has been postponed.

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Victory for Zimbabwe elephant calves!

Thursday 21st February 2013

Five elephant calves captured from the wild in Zimbabwe have been saved from a life of misery in Chinese zoos.

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Suspension of the development of a foie gras operation in Jiangxi province, China

Tuesday 8th May 2012

The coalition are delighted to hear the news that the Creek Project Investments PLC have suspended the development of a foie gras operation in Jiangxi province following concerns expressed by animal welfare organisations.

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Greyhounds in Macau

Sunday 4th December 2011

Commercial greyhound racing is legal in Macau at the Yat Yuen Canidrome.

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Beluga Whale Import Cancelled

Wednesday 31st August 2011

AFA are delighted to hear that HK Ocean Park have abandoned plans to bring wild-caught beluga whales to Hong Kong, and we thank the HK Ocean Park management team for making this important decision.

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Help us make India a battery-cage free country

Monday 8th August 2011

AfA coalition member, Humane Society International (HSI), has successfully persuaded the majority of Indian states including the top egg-producing states to declare that confining hens to battery cages violates the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960.

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