Mimi Bekhechi

Mimi Bekhechi is PETA UK's Associate Director, responsible for overseeing PETA UK's campaigns and marketing as well as its education and media departments. Bekhechi previously served as the organisation's operations manager and coordinated PETA UK's campaign work in her subsequent role as manager of special projects.

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Peta said sheep are deprived of food and water, sometimes overnight, in part so that they'll put up less resistance when shearers handle them roughly

A wool jumper is just as cruel as a mink coat

A Peta film shows workers who beat, kick, stamp on, throw, mutilate and even kill sheep as they shear them

Hey, Kendall Jones: hunting animals does not ‘help’ them

Killing animals for kicks and a blog post is simply revolting

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If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast

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No animal deserves to be a live target

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If you're really saddened by the death of Marius the giraffe, stop visiting zoos

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Taxpayers' money would be better spent on increased surveillance, deterrents, and better public education about avoiding attacks

Japanese fishermen transporting slaughtered dolphins in Taiji harbour; the water of the cove is red with the blood of dead animals. Locals brand criticism of the cull 'cultural imperialism'

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Those of us who are sickened by what’s happening can be part of the solution

It isn't enough just to be appalled by Imperial's rat beheading lab methods

Experimenting on animals isn't just cruel - we're finally learning that it's not even as scientifically effective as once thought

Torturing animals to make an angora scarf

The pain experienced by these angora rabbits is no less extreme than that of minks

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