Category: PETA Asia
Down With Down and Feathers: French Fashion Group SMCP’s Ban
Cruelty is never in fashion! SMCP Group told PETA France it will stop using birds for their down and feathers by the fall–winter 2023 season.
Companies Scramble After PETA Asia Exposes Down Industry Cruelty
After PETA Asia exposed cruelty behind “responsible down,” companies have scrambled to do damage control.
Meet Bua Noi and Kat—Two Great Apes Languishing in Barren Concrete Cages at a Thai Department Store Zoo
Located in a Bangkok department store, Pata Zoo is “one of the worst zoos in the world.” Watch PETA’s video to see the way animals suffer at this crummy hellhole.
VIDEO: Elephant Forced to Give Rides Endures Violent Beating at Thai Tourist Attraction
After watching this footage taken at a tourist spot in Thailand, you’ll never step foot in any attraction that offers cruel elephant rides.
Record-Breaking Tiger Rescue to Follow Closure of One of the Worst Zoos in Asia
Long condemned by PETA Asia—including for an incident in which a baby elephant’s back legs broke during a trick—the notorious Phuket Zoo is finally closing its doors. See how the animals are finding true sanctuary at last.
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PETA Asia Exposes Live-Export Cruelty: Australian Cattle Butchered Alive
A PETA Asia exposé shows cattle from Australia’s live-export industry butchered for leather while they thrash, kick, and blink—are you wearing their skin?
Progress! New Electric Carts Will Lighten the Load for Horses at Petra
Thanks to PETA Asia, the Petra Development and Tourism Regional Authority is launching a fleet of electric vehicles to replace horse-drawn carriages. Learn why this change matters, and find out what you can do to help all the animals suffering at Petra.
Monkeys Chained, Abused for Coconut Milk: A PETA Asia Investigation
If your coconut milk comes from Thailand, you might be unwittingly supporting cruelty: A PETA Asia investigation shows that the industry exploits and abuses monkeys.
PETA Releases EXCLUSIVE Footage of Wet Markets in 6 Countries, Including China
New footage of wet markets shows terrified bats in cages, gloveless humans handling carcasses on blood-streaked countertops, flies landing on raw flesh that’s for sale, and more.
Victory! Kenya Bans Donkey Slaughter for Ejiao After Big Push From PETA
More than 200,000 kind people just like you took action for donkeys in Kenya. Now, donkey slaughterhouses will be banned nationwide next month.
Victory! Farmer Pleads Guilty After Punching Sheep in the Face
For the first time ever, a Scottish wool farmer has pleaded guilty after being caught engaged in acts of flagrant cruelty to sheep following PETA Asia’s investigation into Scotland’s wool industry.
Slaughterhouse and Employees Fined for Illegal Killing Methods in South Korea
Unprecedented: After a PETA investigation into the slaughter of horses discarded by the racing industry, South Korean officials charge and fine slaughterhouse workers for violations of the Animal Protection Act.
Video: Rescuers Save Dog Wrapped in Vine for Days on Taal Volcano
Following the dog’s cries, they found him hopelessly entangled in a vine—dehydrated, starving, and suffering from a leg injury.
BREAKING: Frightened Elephant Used for Rides in Sri Lanka Tries to Break Free
This incident is another powerful reminder that no elephant—or other animal—should ever be exploited for human entertainment or any other reason.
Dog and Chimpanzee Beaten to Force Them to Perform for Reality Show
PETA Asia called for a boycott of a new reality TV show in China called “We Are Friends” after receiving footage of abuse behind the scenes.
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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind