June 14, 2019

Vegan Musician Johnny Marr Urges Greek Minister To End 'Wretched' Donkey Rides

The plea follows an investigation which revealed that the animals are often forced to carry extremely heavy loads, and then left tethered in the blazing sun without water or shade

June 14, 2019

New Video Urges Public To Go Vegan On Stop Live Transport International Awareness Day

'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'

June 10, 2019

Major Dairy Farm Caught Lying About Selling Calves For Veal

Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana has come under fire since an expose - branded the biggest of its kind in history - was released last week. As well as showing animal abuse, it revealed that the farm had been untruthful about the destination of bobby calves

June 7, 2019

Undercover Video Shows Horrific Abuse Of Calves On Dairy Farm Affiliated With Coca-Cola

An investigation has now been launched into the footage, which has been described by Animal Recovery Mission as 'one of its most grueling factory farm investigations to date'

June 5, 2019

Vegans Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Lead Funeral Procession For Animals

The event was in commemoration of National Animal Rights Day. Activists carried the bodies of animals who'd been killed by humans on factory farms

June 4, 2019

Nearly 100 Vegan Activists Arrested As 600 Stage Demo At Slaughterhouse

They removed 32 ducklings from the premises and took them for veterinary attention. They said these animals will be taken to sanctuaries to live out their lives

June 3, 2019

Vegan Activists Barbecue Fake Dogs In UK Cities

The protest, by animal rights charity PETA, wants to encourage people to consider why they eat animals like pigs, cows, chickens, and others - but are horrified at the idea of eating dogs

June 2, 2019

Blind Vegan Activist Knocked To Ground During Anti-Butcher Protest

Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports

June 1, 2019

Activists Occupy Democratic Party Convention - Call Out Bernie Sanders For 'Supporting' Factory Farms

'Progressive candidates should be advocating for vulnerable populations, not abusive corporations'

May 28, 2019

Vegan Activists Reveal What Happened To Trembling Pig In Viral Video

The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story

May 23, 2019

Vegan Activists Storm Nandos Playing Animal Abuse Footage

The campaigners used footage from a recent undercover investigation on a chicken farm, which they say showed workers 'standing on animals, breaking their necks, and leaving them convulsing into a painful death'

May 22, 2019

Vegan Joaquin Phoenix To Lead Funeral Procession For Dead Farm Animals

The event, which will commemorate the ninth National Animal Rights Day, will be attended by tens of thousands of people in 32 major cities around the world

May 20, 2019

Vegan Activists Storm McDonald's And Cover It In Fake Blood

The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'

May 16, 2019

Donkey Abuse In African Abattoirs Revealed By Vegan Activists

A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten

May 12, 2019

Activists Urge Ukraine To Stop Animal Circuses After Lion Attacks Trainer

'It's time for countries without bans in place to step up and stop animals and people being put in harm's way'

May 6, 2019

OPINION: How Vegan Activism Can Backfire On The Working Class

'If we want to overthrow capitalism, it can't be at the expense of those suffering under it'

May 3, 2019

Earthling Ed Attends Google's Head Office To Talk About Veganism

The popular animal-activist has been described as a 'force to be reckoned with'

April 29, 2019

Vegan Activists Storm Greggs Demanding 'Animal Liberation Not Sausage Rolls'

The activists, with Direct Action Everywhere, have been disrupting businesses that 'profit from the exploitation of animals' through non-violent action for eight months now

April 26, 2019

Farmer Brands Vegan Activists 'Lawless, Unprincipled, Irritating Extremists'

The Australian farmer made the comments following a slew vegan protests across the country - which saw activists shut down city centers as well as slaughterhouses

April 24, 2019

Major Pro-Vegan Anti-Egg Posters Appear On Canadian Bus Shelters

The advertising campaign, which is running in key locations throughout the City of Toronto's transit shelter network, will last for six weeks

April 19, 2019

Vegan Climate Activist Makes TIMES' Influential People Of 2019 List

The prolific teenage campaigner is said to be 'inspiring steadfast students and shaming apathetic adults'

April 12, 2019

Police Seize Calf From Vegan Family And Return Him To Farm - Condemning Him To Slaughter

According to police, the animal was removed from a farm. But activists say they were 'compelled to act' after seeing the seriously ill calf collapsed on the floor of a massive factory farm

April 10, 2019

Vegan Film 'Dominion' Viewed 55,000 Times In 48 Hours After Australian Protests

Animal rights campaigners across the country coordinated a series of actions aimed at raising awareness of animal suffering and asking people to watch the documentary - but politicians have responded angrily

April 9, 2019

Global Vegan Bake Sale Returns For 11th Anniversary

The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents

April 8, 2019

Vegan Activists 'Bring Melbourne To Standstill' In Coordinated Nationwide Protest

Around 50 people have been arrested over the massive action, which has seen activists protest in cities and around slaughterhouses to mark the one-year anniversary of the release of animal rights documentary 'Dominion'

April 8, 2019

Vegan Activist Earthling Ed To Teach Class At Harvard University

The prolific animal rights advocate will also be speaking at a number of other leading American colleges including Brown, Cornell, Columbia, Yale, and Rutgers

April 4, 2019

Greta Thunberg Calls Out Celebrities To Face Climate Crisis In Powerful Speech

The vegan activist said celebs have the influence to 'help turn individuals into movements'

April 4, 2019

Vegan Protestors To Urge London Restaurant To Ban Foie Gras

Animal advocates - including a giant 3.5-meter tall duck - will protest outside the restaurant at the weekend, as part of a larger nationwide campaign calling on the UK Government to ban imports of the product

April 3, 2019

Vegan Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Wins Prestigious Prix Liberté

The outspoken environmental campaigner said she is 'grateful and honored' to have scooped the prize, and spoke about how much she admired her fellow nominees

April 1, 2019

Armed Police Attend Scene As Vegan Protestors Flood Jamie Oliver Restaurant

According to the police, the armed officers were not involved, and no firearms were drawn. No arrests were made

April 1, 2019

Vegan Activist Earthling Ed Records Second TEDx Talk Of 2019

The prolific activist said this talk will be 'completely different' to the one he recorded in January, which is now available to watch online

March 29, 2019

Chef Waves Dead Animals In Vegan Activists' Faces During Protest

The animal rights campaigners, who were with grassroots organization DxE, had entered the restaurant in protest its inclusion of foie gras on the menu

March 26, 2019

'Meat The Victims' - 100 Vegan Activists Occupy Australian Farm

The farmer was recorded telling protestors to 'Get off my f*****g country'

March 26, 2019

'There's No Need For Vegan Organizations To Compete' Says New Animal Think Tank

The Think Tank wants to help activists become more effective in what they do by inspiring them to use theories of social change to guide their actions

March 21, 2019

Vegan Activists Document Horrific Animal Suffering Around The World

The activists and photographers embarked on the project 10 months ago, when they left their London lives to start documenting the plight of animals who are exploited and abused around the world

March 18, 2019

Vegan Kate Mara Urges Putin To Release Captive Whales Into Wild

The star joined a host of celebrities including Mark Ruffalo and Hayden Panettiere asking the Russian President to ensure the animals are released back into their natural habitat

March 17, 2019

Surge Releases Its First Vegan Advert Campaign In London

The campaign has been partly funded by the non-profit vegan restaurant, Unity Diner

March 15, 2019

SeaWorld Urged To Free All Animals By Vegan Activists

More than 40 Orcas have died at what animal rights charity PETA has branded the 'abusement park' - leading to campaigners calling on park bosses to let the marine mammals go

March 12, 2019

Vegan Activists Protest 'Twisted' Crufts Dog Show

According to animal rights charity PETA, 'the dogs displayed at the event are bred by humans to have ridiculous, exaggerated physical features that can have devastating health consequences'

March 11, 2019

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019

'You Can't Be an Egg-Eating Feminist,' Say New Vegan Adverts On Buses

The adverts - created by animal rights charity PETA - calls on people to stop supporting the industries it accuses of 'sexual exploitation'

March 1, 2019

Vegan Activists Stage Elaborate Protest Outside Canada Goose In London

The campaigners, with vegan charity PETA, are putting pressure on the brand to ditch the coyote fur it uses as a trademark on its jackets

February 28, 2019

New Pro-Vegan Animal Think Tank Aims To Build Anti-Speciesist Movement

The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve

February 27, 2019

'We Were Arrested And Held On $1 Million Bond' - A Vegan Activist Speaks Out

Activists from global animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere have been documenting animal suffering on factory farms - and some have run into legal troubles

February 27, 2019

More Than Skin Deep: The Role of Beauty Products in Vegan Advocacy

For many people considering going vegan, switching to cruelty-free cosmetics is the first step towards leading a compassionate lifestyle. Kinder Beauty is making that step easier than ever

February 26, 2019

Vegan Environmental Campaigner Greta Thunberg Inspires Global Strike Against Climate Change

The student-led protest follows the strikes held earlier this month pushing for environmental action

February 26, 2019

Vegan Activists Gather In Hong Kong To Protest The Fur Industry

More than 100 animal rights activists took part in the action which was coordinated by the Hong Kong Ban Fur Trade Movement, in a bid to bring an end to the country's fur industry

February 25, 2019

Video Of Vegan Rapper Visiting Factory Farm Hits Over 5.5 Million Views

French rapper Stomy Bugsy visited the facility with global activist organization DxE. He described the conditions as 'hell' for the animals - saying it was even worse than he expected

February 25, 2019

Vegan Activists Occupy Starbucks In Anti-Dairy Protest

The activists from DxE said they wanted to 'expose some of the hard realities of the dairy industry' by holding placards and talking about the dairy industry through a megaphone

February 22, 2019

Michael Gove Blasts 'Law Breaking' Vegan Activists For Targeting Dairy Farmers

The Environment Secretary said that being a vegan is 'respectable; but that it is 'wrong' for activists to try and stop farmers from carrying out their business

February 21, 2019

'Super Vegan' Jade Novah Encourages People Of Color To Ditch Animal Products

The singer-songwriter talks about animals and shares some of the benefits of a plant-based diet during a video made with charity PETA

February 20, 2019

Pope Francis 'Considering Plea To Go Vegan For Lent'

Pope Francis has been offered a $1 million donation to a charity of his choice if he ditches animal products during Lent. He has previously spoken out about animals and the environment

February 19, 2019

Activist Secures Meeting With Senior Priest In Bid To Make Pope Go Vegan

Animal advocate Genesis Butler has traveled from her home in Los Angeles to Vatican City in an attempt to meet Pope Francis

February 18, 2019

Vegan Activists Protest Against Wool At London Fashion Week

The campaigners from animal rights charity PETA wanted to 'highlight the suffering of sheep exploited for wool' - and how most people are unaware of it

February 16, 2019

Belgian Traffic Lights Are Encouraging People To Go Vegan

An innovative way of spreading the vegan message has appeared through the city of Brussels

February 15, 2019

Activist Genesis Butler Visiting Vatican 'To Ask Pope Francis To Go Vegan For Lent'

The action is part of a campaign called Million Dollar Vegan - which has offered a $1,000,000 donation to a charity of the pope's choice, if he ditches animal products during Lent

February 15, 2019

'Dairy Lovers' Send Violent Death Threats To Vegan Activist

Animal advocate Joey Carbstrong has been inundated with angry messages telling him to 'jump off a cliff' and another saying 'when I get my hands on you...you're dead'

February 11, 2019

Activists Organize Protest Over Amazon Rainforest 'Emergency' Outside Brazillian Embassy In London

The Amazon Rainforest has been described as 'under threat', following the order on indigenous reserves from recently inaugurated Brazillian president - Jai Bolosonaro

February 10, 2019

Dairy Farmers Feeling Increasingly Under Pressure From Vegan Activists

The surge in vegan activism could be playing a major part in the increase of dairy farmers leaving the industry

February 9, 2019

Giant Animal Kill Clock Shows Londoners Live Updates Of Animal Slaughter Numbers

The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week

February 8, 2019

Vegfund Is Giving Away Grants To Vegan Advocates

The organization says they want to 'empower vegan advocates worldwide' and help 'inspire people to choose and maintain a vegan lifestyle'

February 8, 2019

Giant Anti-Leather Billboard Placed Near Shopping Center By Vegan Activists

The board urges shoppers to opt for vegan fabrics instead, highlighting that animals suffer so their skins can be used for fashion, and that alternatives are available

February 6, 2019

From Proud Fast Food Manager To Vegan Activist: The Power Of Investigations

Seeing photos from an undercover investigation showed one fast food kitchen manager that animal farming was not the industry she thought it was

February 4, 2019

The Official Animal Rights March Is Back For 2019

In 2018, the annual vegan march, founded by the animal rights organization Surge, had over 28,000 global participants from four different countries

February 1, 2019

Emergency Pig Vigil Due To 'Risk Of Freezing To Death'

Activists protested against the transportation of livestock, as the temperature plummets, with wind chill values near -35 degrees Celsius

January 29, 2019

UK Farmers Furious As Vegan Activists Publish Map Of Dairy Farms

The campaigners behind the interactive map want to expose what they describe as the 'dirty business' of dairy farming - but farmers feel they are being exposed to harrassment

January 28, 2019

'It's Never Too Late To Change' Says 97-Year-Old Vegan

Anne Evers ditched animal products when she was 95-years-old. Since then she has grown a large social media following, sharing snippets of her inspiring life online

January 27, 2019

Activist Earthling Ed Has Done A TEDx Talk On Veganism

One of the biggest names in the vegan community, Ed Winters, commonly known as Earthling Ed, was invited to deliver a speech on veganism at Lund University in Sweden

January 27, 2019

Vegan Star Chris Packham To Call Out Royal Family For Hunting

The BBC presenter and wildlife expert plans to have some 'cheeky little words' with the Royals about hunting when he goes to collect his CBE from Buckingham Palace

January 25, 2019

Activists Protest Against McDonald's For Its 'Grotesque' Animal Cruelty

One campaigner said the fast food giant 'puts chickens through hell' - and said it 'wields enormous power to transform animal welfare standards for millions of livestock'

January 25, 2019

Vegan Anti-Wool Billboards Placed In Major US Cities

The boards urge people to opt for animal-free fibers and avoid supporting cruelty by ditching wool. The campaign follows a number of high profile exposes, revealing animal abuse in the wool industry

January 24, 2019

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 23, 2019

Vegan 'Dominion' Director Challenges Top Politician To A Public Debate Over Animal Agriculture

The challenge follows the release of an interactive map of factory farms and slaughterhouses - which has prompted rage from some farmers who want to maintain the privacy of their operations

January 21, 2019

Makers Of Vegan Film 'Dominion' Release Map Of 5,000 Factory Farms And Slaughterhouses

'Dominion' director Chris Delforce says they are opening the map up to the public 'in an effort to force transparency on an industry dependent on secrecy'

January 20, 2019

Activists Protest Against Brighton's Fur And Leather Shops

Animal rights organization Direct Action Everywhere, DxE, marched through the streets of Brighton to call out businesses for selling fur and leather

January 18, 2019

61 Calves Rescued From Dairy Farm By Vegan Campaigners

The animals are now being rehomed following their removal from Big Island Dairy in Ookala coordinated by Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network

January 17, 2019

Worried Dairy Bosses Call For 'Zero Tolerance' Of Vegan Movement

Industry figures admitted they are facing a number of problems - with the 'normalization' of veganism and celebrities and athletes just one of the issues facing their ailing industry

January 16, 2019

Vegans Shouldn't Worry About Seeming 'Extreme' - It's Animal Exploitation That's Extreme

'When there's an urgent situation - such as a threat to life - we'll usually go the extra mile and do what needs to be done. We drop our vanity and stop worrying what people will think of us.'

January 14, 2019

UK's Status As 'World Leader' In Veganism Is Victory For Activism Not Capitalism

But while focus on 'corporate veganism' has brought many benefits for vegans – such as ease of access to products and less pejorative misconceptions - it's not enough

January 8, 2019

Vegan Activist Storms Field at NCAA National Championship Game To Protest Animal Suffering

The activist said animal abuse - not animal rescue - is the crime, and called on Levi's Stadium to 'take a stand for transparency and compassion, and cut ties with animal-abusing corporations that suppress whistleblowers'

January 7, 2019

'Go Vegan Or We Die' Vegan Activists Say While Protesting Brazil's New President

The campaigners called on the new president to try Veganuary, saying that ditching animal products is essential to save the Amazon

January 3, 2019

Vegan Activists Rescue Ducks From Slaughterhouse In Daring Action

The action aimed to raise awareness of the way ducks are farmed without access to surface water, and culminated in 19 ducks being saved from death

January 2, 2019

How To Use Your Skills To Become A Better Vegan Activist

Aiyana Goodfellow is a passionate animal rights activist. She uses her skills to advocate through writing and speaking at events. Here she shares advice on how to raise your activism game

December 23, 2018

Whole Foods Drops Charges Against Vegan Activist After Video Goes Viral

The founder of an animal rights network was charged with 'threatening bodily injury' after asking a Whole Foods manager whether the company sources meat from factory farms

December 23, 2018

Turkeys 'Eaten Alive' On Award-Winning UK Farm

Footage shared by animal protection company Animal Equality shows 'extreme suffering and cannibalism' on a farm that supplies turkeys to high-end shops and pubs

December 21, 2018

2,000 Giant Pro-Vegan Posters Launched Across The UK And Ireland

The campaign founder says the posters 'remind us of our victims; they remind us that each one of us is morally obliged to stop using other animals and go vegan'

December 18, 2018

Vegan Activists Protest In Waitrose To Raise Awareness Of Animal Suffering

The campaigners formed a human shield around the supermarket's meat aisle in a bid to make people think about turkeys who'd been slaughtered for Christmas

December 18, 2018

Undercover Exposé Reveals 'Horrifically Deformed' Turkeys At Major Factory Farm

Vegan activists say the footage shows the 'bleak reality' of farming across the UK - a country which is meant to have the highest welfare standards in the world

December 14, 2018

OPINION: Don't Be Embarrassed By Vegan Activism - It's Not About You

Activism isn't about being comfortable - it's about opening minds and changing the world

December 14, 2018

Vegan Activists Shut Down Chicken Slaughterhouse In Australia

They wanted to bring attention to the millions of birds who suffer and are killed every year

December 13, 2018

Activists And Slaughterhouse Staff Eat Vegan Christmas Meal Together

The advocates, who take part in vigils twice a week to comfort the animals and raise awareness their suffering, said only love can dispel hate

December 10, 2018

Consumers Urged To Ditch Turkey This Christmas By Vegan Activists

More than 2 million turkeys die in the UK in December alone - most trapped in cramped, dirty sheds, unable to display natural behaviors

December 4, 2018

Vegan Activists Call On Farm To Release Turkeys Who Were Destined For Auction

A farm planned to auction the birds during its Winter Fayre. Now it has canceled the auction following complaints - but refuses to release the animals to a sanctuary

December 3, 2018

Vegan Campaigners Urge Travel Giant TUI To Ditch SeaWorld

The huge travel company is being asked to follow the example of others similar businesses, and stop offering trips to the controversial amusement park

December 3, 2018

100 Animal Activists Lock Down Farm After Footage Shows 'Extreme Violence'

They said they want to dismantle the system which oppresses animals, and 'enslaves, exploits, and harms' them

November 30, 2018

Among The Carnage Of Christmas, Vegans Have A Moral Duty To Act

The discomfort we may feel when advocating for animals is dwarfed by their suffering. At this time of year, when many people consume more flesh than usual, we should speak up

November 27, 2018

Vegan Billboard Aims To Protect Cows And Hens From Sexual Exploitation

The new billboard says 'You Can’t Be an Egg-Eating Feminist', explaining how eggs and dairy are a 'product of the abuse of females'

November 22, 2018

Antispeciesist Activists Shut Down Slaughterhouse By Sitting On Kill Floor

Around 135 activists took part in the 20-hour action at one of Switzerland's biggest abattoirs

November 21, 2018

Vegan Actor James Cromwell Takes Dead Piglet Inside Utah Capitol Building In Protest

The long-time passionate advocate for veganism and animal rights wanted to bring political attention to suffering experienced by pigs on large factory farms

November 20, 2018

Vegan Actor James Cromwell Rescues 100 Turkeys With DxE

The passionate animal rights activist teamed up with the global animal protection network to save animals from slaughter