Articles by PETA

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What Is Vivisection?
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2020

14 Aug 2020 – if you’re scratching your head and wondering “What is vivisection?” don’t fret—you’re not alone. We’ve broken down everything you need to know about the ruthless, archaic practice.

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Investigation Exposes Gruelling, Shocking Abuse in Global Leather Trade
PETA UK – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jul 2020

Shocking ways live animals are shipped globally for leather. A sweeping investigation by journalist Manfred Karremann released by PETA Germany reveals the extreme cruelty endured by animals like cows and sheep in the leather trade. Here is what was found:

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See inside ‘Wet Markets’ Operating NOW, Where Diseases like COVID-19 Originate
PETA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2020

8 Apr 2020 – Why on Earth are these markets still open? Help prevent the next global pandemic: http://petauk.org/pandemic. New investigative footage reveals blood, rotting flesh, terrified cats and frogs, and other deplorable sights at Asian “wet markets”, which are STILL open.

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Bullfighting in 60 Seconds Flat
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

Could you step into the life of a bull at a bullfight for just one minute? Each year, thousands of bulls are slaughtered in bullrings around the world. From the moment that they enter the ring, they don’t stand a chance. They may be weakened by beatings, have their horns shaved to keep them off balance, or have petroleum jelly rubbed into their eyes to impair their vision. The Running of the Bulls supports bullfighting as well. Most tourists don’t know that all the bulls that run in the streets of Pamplona, Spain, are later killed in the bullring…

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Blackwater Founder’s Latest Sales Pitch: Mercenaries for Venezuela
Aram Roston and Matt Spetalnick | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2019

30 Apr 2019 – Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater and a prominent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, has been pushing a plan to deploy a private army to help topple Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolas Maduro, four sources with knowledge of the effort told Reuters.

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Exclusive: Overruling Diplomats, U.S. to Drop Iraq, Myanmar from Child Soldiers’ List
Jason Szep and Matt Spetalnick | Reuters - US News & World Report, 26 Jun 2017

23 Jun 2017 – In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world’s worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, disregarding the recommendations of State Department experts and senior U.S. diplomats.

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Baby Elephants, Bound and Broken: How Circuses Train Elephants (with pictures)
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 May 2017

Join an elephant trainer as he takes us through the process of how he, alongside many other trainers, forced elephants to learn how to perform unnatural tricks for “entertainment.” This barbaric and violent training process goes on in secret, out of the public’s view and completely unmonitored by any federal, state, or local law-enforcement agency.

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Vietnam’s Crocodile Skin Industry
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

Warning: Graphic Images of Cruelty – This is the hidden cost of crocodile skin bags, wallets, watches, and other items. Vietnam’s exotic skins trade.

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The Hidden Lives of Chickens
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Mar 2015

Leading animal behavior scientists from around the globe know that chickens are inquisitive and interesting animals whose cognitive abilities are in some cases more advanced than those of cats, dogs, and even some primates.

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Makers of ‘Crush Porn’ Videos in Philippines Sentenced to Life in Prison
PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Oct 2014

Scantily clad girls—one of whom was just 12 years old at the time—were filmed skinning a dog alive and burning another with a clothes iron, cutting off rabbits’ ears and setting the rabbits on fire while they flailed and screamed, hitting a monkey in the eye with the sharp end of a stiletto heel, and crushing puppies until they vomited their own internal organs.

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Why Sport Hunting Is Cruel and Unnecessary
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals-PETA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Aug 2014

Although it was a crucial part of humans’ survival 100,000 years ago, hunting is now nothing more than a violent form of recreation that the vast majority of hunters do not need for subsistence. It has contributed to the extinction of animal species all over the world, including the Tasmanian tiger and the great auk.

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Victory! India Ends Tests on Animals for Household Products
PETA-People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Feb 2014

A skin sensitization test that is currently performed by rubbing harsh chemicals into guinea pigs’ shaved skin was replaced with non-animal testing methods. This move will end all animal-poisoning tests for cleaners, detergents, and other common household products in India.

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(Português) Paredes de Vidro: Fotógrafo Capta Reação das Pessoas ao Testemunharem Sofrimento dos Animais em Matadouro
Michelle Kretzer (PETA) - ANDA Agência de Notícias de Direitos Animais, 1 Apr 2013

“Eu já arrastei vacas até que seus ossos começassem a quebrar, enquanto elas ainda estavam vivas. Quando as estou trazendo até o canto e elas ficam presas na porta de entrada, puxo até que sua pele seja rasgada, até que o sangue escorra no concreto e ferro. Quebro suas pernas…. E a vaca chora com sua língua pendurada. Eles puxam os animais até que seus pescoços quebrem”.

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Laboratory Employees Caught on Tape
PETA – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jun 2011

Undercover footage of employees from animal “research” laboratories. Gruesome cruelty.

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EXPOSÉ – ANIMALS SKINNED ALIVE: A SHOCKING LOOK INSIDE CHINESE FUR FARMS
PETA-People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, 3 Jul 2009

Undercover investigators from Swiss Animal Protection/EAST International recently toured fur farms in China’s Hebei Province, and it quickly became clear why outsiders are banned from visiting. They found that many animals are still alive and struggling desperately when workers flip them onto their backs or hang them up by their legs or tails to skin […]

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BREAKING INVESTIGATION REVEALS HOLIDAY HORRORS FOR TURKEYS
PETA-People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, 19 Nov 2008

Violence, Torture and Cruelty Against Animals Killed for “Food”The solution? Don’t eat the cadavers they produce. The holiday season is upon us, but for turkeys on factory farms, there is nothing to be thankful for. We have just released footage from an undercover investigation that reveals a rarely seen side of the turkey industry. I […]

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