VICTORY as Indonesia's Oriental Circus ends it's use of animals
Thursday 20th December 2018
The Asia for Animals Coalition is delighted to share that The Oriental Circus has decided to cease using animals in its circus performances.
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.
Victory for pigs in Vietnam
Wednesday 15th July 2015
AfA is delighted to hear that the Vietnamese Minister for Culture, Sport & Tourism has today.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.