In Sauraha (Chitwan National Park) alone, 60 captive elephants are employed in the safari industry, the vast majority of which were imported from India.
Each year from September to May, an estimated 2,000 dolphins are brutally slaughtered in the "dolphin drive hunt" in Taiji, Japan.
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.
Animals Asia is delighted to hear the news that the China Rodeo scheduled for October 2011 has been postponed.
Five elephant calves captured from the wild in Zimbabwe have been saved from a life of misery in Chinese zoos.
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.
Commercial greyhound racing is legal in Macau at the Yat Yuen Canidrome.
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.
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.