Animal Rights

Animal Mercy Festival to kick off in Cairo Friday
Egypt

Animal Mercy Festival to kick off in Cairo Friday

For the first time in Egypt, a festival aimed at reducing animal cruelty will be held this weekend at the…
Egyptian media council recommends apology from Reham Saeed over televised animal abuse
Egypt

Egyptian media council recommends apology from Reham Saeed over televised animal abuse

Egypt’s Complaints Committee of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) recommended on Monday that Egyptian TV presenter Reham Saeed…
Supreme council suspends Reham Saeed show following animal abuse backlash
Cinema/TV

Supreme council suspends Reham Saeed show following animal abuse backlash

Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) on Saturday has suspended the TV show “Sabaya al-Kheir,” hosted by controversial host…
Photos: Reham Saeed sparks anger over torturing animals on TV show
Egypt

Photos: Reham Saeed sparks anger over torturing animals on TV show

Egyptian TV host Reham Saeed stirred anger and harsh criticism on social media sites on Wednesday, as many accused her…
“Why Do You Kill Me?” campaign launches against poisoning stray dogs in Egypt’s Tunis Village
Egypt

“Why Do You Kill Me?” campaign launches against poisoning stray dogs in Egypt’s Tunis Village

Tunis Village in Fayoum is a relatively peaceful place, with lush green areas enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. For…
Killing stray dogs could result in up to six-month jail sentence under law: Lawyer
Egypt

Killing stray dogs could result in up to six-month jail sentence under law: Lawyer

Article 357 of Egypt’s Penal Code imposes jail time of six months or less or a fine of under LE200 for anyone…
Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade
World

Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade

Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a…
Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote
Society

Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote

Concern over the cruelty of removing a cow’s horns had not been one of Switzerland’s most pressing political issues. So…
Delhi’s last elephants await marching orders
Environment

Delhi’s last elephants await marching orders

  The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi’s…
Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in Brazil
Environment

Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in Brazil

  Nations on either side of the whale hunting debate are set for a standoff as the International Whaling Commission…
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