Progress for Pigs! Indian State Bans Crates Used to Confine Mothers on Farms

Following a PETA India appeal, Goa has prohibited the use of gestation and farrowing crates, which deny pigs opportunities to forage, build nests for their young, or even take a single step.

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VIDEO: For Years, Lakshmi Knew Only Loneliness and Pain—PETA India Changed All That

Lakshmi was abused with a bullhook and denied adequate food, water, and veterinary care—then PETA India intervened, successfully campaigning for her rescue and rehabilitation.

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Pledge to Celebrate an Animal-Friendly Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha celebrates the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to obey Allah. See how vegan Muslims are observing the holiday in ways that show kindness to all.

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Village of Kamala Harris’ Grandfather Gets Vegan Treats, Courtesy of PETA India

Kamala Harris is on everybody’s mind with her historic inauguration today. Here’s how PETA India is celebrating in her honor.

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Victory! India Strengthens Ban on Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals

When cosmetic companies that test on animals tried to find loopholes in India’s importation ban, PETA India jumped into action. Here’s how its push is changing policies and animals’ lives.

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PETA India Exposes Blood-Soaked Live-Animal Markets

PETA India gathered video footage showing live-animal markets and the wildlife meat trade operating in India despite their risk of spreading infectious diseases.

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Pregnant Elephant’s Death Proves Elephants Need You Now

A pregnant elephant died after eating a pineapple filled with firecrackers. Imagine how scared she must have been when the fruit exploded.

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Victory! Medical College Ends Tests on Rabbits After PETA India Appeal

After PETA India stepped in, undergraduate classes at Maharaja Agrasen Medical College will no longer keep any animals in filthy, crowded cages to be starved and harmed.

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Watch as Animal Rahat Helps a Scared Mother Cow Limping in Pain

Limping in pain, this scared mother cow didn’t know what to do to alleviate her agony. That’s when our friends at Animal Rahat answered a call for help.

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Rescued! Seven Camels Saved From Sacrifice

Upon learning that seven camels were about to be sacrificed for Eid al-Adha, PETA India and local supporters sprang into action.

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Why I’m Vegan on Eid and Every Other Day


Actor Sadaa Sayed on being a proud vegan Muslim, observing Eid in ways that do not involve animal sacrifice, and how animals are respected in Islam.

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New PETA India Investigation Documents That Bulls Are Still Suffering in Jallikattu

Bulls are poked and jabbed with sticks and sickles, hit, jumped on, tackled, bitten, and treated in other cruel ways.

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PETA India’s Message This Mother’s Day: Everybody Is Somebody’s Baby

A woman in a coat made of “baby” parts urges people to give leather the boot.

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PETA Founder Takes Fish’s Place in International Animal Rights Day Appeal

Fish who are dragged out of oceans in huge nets (along with unintended victims such as dolphins, turtles, and other sea animals) slowly suffocate or are crushed to death.

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Police Raid Spares Birds from Having Their Legs and Wings Slashed

Following a police raid initiated by PETA India, birds will be spared being cut open with sharp strings.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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