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Victory in Nepal

Victories | Posted on Friday, 31 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

Victories | Posted on Wednesday, 08 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

Victories | Posted on Wednesday, 20 May 2015

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

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A Victory for Elephants in Nepal!

Victories | Posted on Friday, 06 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”

Victories | Posted on Friday, 27 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!

Victories | Posted on Tuesday, 16 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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Good News for macaques in Jakarta

Victories | Posted on Thursday, 07 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

Victories | Posted on Friday, 22 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!

Victories | Posted on Thursday, 21 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

Victories | Posted on Tuesday, 08 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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Beluga Whale Import Cancelled

Victories | Posted on Wednesday, 31 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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