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
'We urge all who oppose animal cruelty to join us, bear witness and choose a kind, healthy diet. Choose vegan'
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
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'
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
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
Angry shoppers turned on the campaigners during the sit-in, which took place in a busy shopping center in Sheffield, according to reports
'Progressive candidates should be advocating for vulnerable populations, not abusive corporations'
The video showing the small frightened animal garnered millions of views across social media channels. The activists who filmed it share the heartbreaking story
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'
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
The animal rights campaigners with grassroots organization DxE said 'power we have over our fellow animals is not an invitation to exploit'
A video exposé released today by animal rights charity PETA shows frightened animals being beaten
'It's time for countries without bans in place to step up and stop animals and people being put in harm's way'
'If we want to overthrow capitalism, it can't be at the expense of those suffering under it'
The popular animal-activist has been described as a 'force to be reckoned with'
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
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
The advertising campaign, which is running in key locations throughout the City of Toronto's transit shelter network, will last for six weeks
The prolific teenage campaigner is said to be 'inspiring steadfast students and shaming apathetic adults'
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
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
The event, which has raised more than $440,000, has so far reached 27 countries across six continents
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'
The prolific animal rights advocate will also be speaking at a number of other leading American colleges including Brown, Cornell, Columbia, Yale, and Rutgers
The vegan activist said celebs have the influence to 'help turn individuals into movements'
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
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
According to the police, the armed officers were not involved, and no firearms were drawn. No arrests were made
The prolific activist said this talk will be 'completely different' to the one he recorded in January, which is now available to watch online
The animal rights campaigners, who were with grassroots organization DxE, had entered the restaurant in protest its inclusion of foie gras on the menu
The farmer was recorded telling protestors to 'Get off my f*****g country'
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
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
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
The campaign has been partly funded by the non-profit vegan restaurant, Unity Diner
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
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
The adverts - created by animal rights charity PETA - calls on people to stop supporting the industries it accuses of 'sexual exploitation'
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
The organization wants to provide vegan activists with guidance, support, a decent framework and the encouragement to analyze, self-reflect, learn and improve
Activists from global animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere have been documenting animal suffering on factory farms - and some have run into legal troubles
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
The student-led protest follows the strikes held earlier this month pushing for environmental action
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
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
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
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
The singer-songwriter talks about animals and shares some of the benefits of a plant-based diet during a video made with charity PETA
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
Animal advocate Genesis Butler has traveled from her home in Los Angeles to Vatican City in an attempt to meet Pope Francis
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
An innovative way of spreading the vegan message has appeared through the city of Brussels
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
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'
The Amazon Rainforest has been described as 'under threat', following the order on indigenous reserves from recently inaugurated Brazillian president - Jai Bolosonaro
The surge in vegan activism could be playing a major part in the increase of dairy farmers leaving the industry
The clock is part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign which was launched by Veganuary Founders Matthew Glover and Jane Land earlier this week
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
Seeing photos from an undercover investigation showed one fast food kitchen manager that animal farming was not the industry she thought it was
Activists protested against the transportation of livestock, as the temperature plummets, with wind chill values near -35 degrees Celsius
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
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
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
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
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'
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
Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity
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
'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'
Animal rights organization Direct Action Everywhere, DxE, marched through the streets of Brighton to call out businesses for selling fur and leather
The animals are now being rehomed following their removal from Big Island Dairy in Ookala coordinated by Hawaii Lava Flow Animal Rescue Network
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
'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.'
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
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'
The campaigners called on the new president to try Veganuary, saying that ditching animal products is essential to save the Amazon
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
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
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
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'
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
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
Activism isn't about being comfortable - it's about opening minds and changing the world
They wanted to bring attention to the millions of birds who suffer and are killed every year
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
More than 2 million turkeys die in the UK in December alone - most trapped in cramped, dirty sheds, unable to display natural behaviors
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
The huge travel company is being asked to follow the example of others similar businesses, and stop offering trips to the controversial amusement park
They said they want to dismantle the system which oppresses animals, and 'enslaves, exploits, and harms' them
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
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'
Around 135 activists took part in the 20-hour action at one of Switzerland's biggest abattoirs
The long-time passionate advocate for veganism and animal rights wanted to bring political attention to suffering experienced by pigs on large factory farms
The passionate animal rights activist teamed up with the global animal protection network to save animals from slaughter