People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Pigeon Racing: Finishing Dead Last

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Sport
Ingrid Newkirk

Illusions are worth shattering when they involve cruelty. It comes as a shock to many to learn that hundreds of thousands of pigeons are tossed into the air even when storms are predicted along their flight paths, and the fact that many will perish is well known to the racers.

PETA Call For Ethical Treatment Of Fictional Alien Killing Machines

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Tech

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have asked video gamers to remember that pan-galactic alien death monsters "have feelings, too". In a P...

Clarkson Criticised Over Dead Mouse Tweeted

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

Top Gear presenter and columnist Jeremy Clarkson was labelled a bully and "ignorant and unfeeling" by animals rights group Peta after posting a pictur...

Saying 'Neigh' to Meat Should Go Beyond Horses

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Shock and outrage continue to grow, as every day seems to bring revelations of horsemeat being discovered in a new food product. And rightly so: Horses are smart, sensitive animals who deserve far better than to meet their end with a bolt gun.

Off The Menu?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Politics

Foie gras has been taken off the menu in the House of Lords after complaints from animal rights campaigners. Lords catering chiefs have been critic...

Peta Launches Campaign Against Mistreatment Of... Pokemon?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech

Animal rights campaigners Peta have launched an attack on Nintendo's Pokemon video games, claiming they desensitise children to animal cruelty. The...

It's A Dogs Life For Circus Animals Claims Pudsey

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey are Peta's latest recruits in the animal welfare group's campaign against the circus industry. The...

Protests Mount Against Vast Industrial pig Farm

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Politics
Peter G Tatchell

Human rights and animal rights are two aspects of the same struggle against suffering and injustice. Cruelty is barbarism, whether it is inflicted on humans or on other species.

MPs Call For Trade Ban On Battery Eggs To Save UK Farmers

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

British farmers will lose out to foreign producers thanks to an EU directive prohibiting the farming of ‘battery’ eggs, claims a report published ...