Ireland to ban fur farming

Ireland is set to become the 15th country in the European union to ban fur farming after the country’s cabinet approved to phase-out fur farming. The bill is expected to be introduced into the Dáil, the Irish parliament, in September. Thank you to everyone who supported us in this campaign. You really have made a difference and helped prevent more unnecessary animal suffering. The Government has recently come under strong
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#FFUK – calling for a Fur-Free UK

Can you spare a minute to sign this petition? A recent article in the Independent revealed that a UK retailer is selling a coat made from killing and skinning 100 hamsters and we all often see hats with real fox fur pompoms and coats with collars made with coyote fur. All of these animals, slaughtered cruelly for fashion. As the law stands, imports of fur are legal. The law must
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Ask Iceland to ban fur farming

In recent years, Respect for Animals supporters have added their details to letters to ambassadors of countries including Bonsia-Herzegovina, Finland, Serbia and Ireland. A ban is now in place in Serbia and making progress in Ireland. You can and have made a difference. We’re now asking you to add your name to our letter urging the Icelandic government to stop taxpayer funded subsidies to fur factory farmers and to bring
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Animal protection organizations worldwide set sights on Prada over use of fur

During Fashion Weeks across the globe, Respect for Animals and the Fur Free Alliance asks Prada to drop fur Yesterday Burberry announced it is dropping the use of real fur and today the organisers of London Fashion Week has also said that fur will be banned from all its shows next week. The international Fur Free Alliance  and FFA member Respect for Animalsare launching a global campaign urging fashion brand Prada
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Ask Ireland to ban fur farming: sign our letter

Last Autumn,  the Solidarity Party presented a Bill to ban fur farming before the Dail. The Bill will be debated and voted on in early July 2019. The ‘Prohibition of Fur Farming Bill 2018’ was submitted by Ruth Coppinger TD, who said: “We believe this is something that’s really important for the welfare of animals. Mink are farmed in Ireland and these are actually meant to be wild, untamed animals
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Serbia: animal welfare organisations BANNED from ‘public’ sessions to consider keeping fur farms

The fur industry has been lobbying the Serbian government ruthlessly, in a desperate attempt to keep the right to breed chinchillas in shocking fur farm conditions and avoid another embarrassing defeat. A public session has been arranged at the Serbian parliament on Tuesday 5 June to debate extending the proven cruelty of chinchilla fur factory farming.  Shockingly, in an affront to the most basic principles of democracy, animal protection organisations
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Furberry no more? Ask Burberry to go fur free

For years we’ve been campaigning against Burberry’s sick obsession with fur. But now they’re reviewing all of their fur products, with a viewing to ending their use. This would be a great victory for the anti-fur campaign and a major blow for the morally bankrupt fur industry. Please send emails to customer.service@burberry.com, urging them to become Fur Free Retailers. Suggested text is below. I am encouraged to see the news
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Fur debate in Parliament: ask your MP to attend

Check who your MP is and write to them here In March, a petition on the parliamentary petition website calling for a ban on the sale of real fur in the UK passed 100,000 signatures, meaning that the issue had to be considered for debate in Parliament. The petition was started by two fantastic anti-fur activists, Catherine and Diane, and, thanks to their efforts, we now have an official date.
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Fur Free Markets: template letter to write to your councillors

 Find out who your Councillors are here. We have found almost identical hats sold at different stalls on the same market for the same cheap price: one with a fake fur bobble, one with a real fur bobble. Customers had no idea that they were buying products from the cruel and unnecessary fur trade. The fact is imported fur can be very cheap – but this should not hide the
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The suffering of monster foxes continues in Finland

 The fur industry has become a disgrace for Finland and put it’s reputation as an animal friendly country to shame. Our politicians are more interested in the money than the welfare of the animals, says Kristo Muurimaa. Animal rights group Oikeutta eläimille has obtained new photos from Finnish fur farms. The footage shows extremely obese animals with severe eye infections, heavily folded skin and badly malformed feet. They are kept
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