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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National Vegetarian Week: 5 ethical reasons to stop eating meat

If you wouldn't eat a dog, you shouldn't eat a hog, argues Mimi Bekhechi from Peta

The horse Arctic Fire falls on day one of the Grand National 2015

Grand National 2015: How grand can a race be when some horses snap or die before finishing?

I can't understand how anyone can tolerate such a horrific event

Jagger the Irish Setter was poisoned while competing at dog show Crufts

Crufts poisoning: Dogs deserve better than to die for a 'beauty' pageant

Even dogs who never set foot in the show ring lose because of breeders' pursuit of trophies

Part of the secretly filmed footage showing sheep being mistreated at the abattoir (Animal Aid/PA Wire)

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There is simply no way to kill animals for food humanely

The traditional Boxing Day hunt in Lacock

For foxes' sake: Don't let the bloody tradition of the Boxing Day hunt return

If some Tory MPs got their way then foxes being ripped apart for fun could soon become legal once again

Tilikum the orca performs at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida
An orca swimming

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<p><strong>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</strong></p>
<p>The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles first appeared in a comic book published by Mirage Studios in 1984. The four turtles, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael, quickly became household names thanks to four televisions series, a film franchise and numerous video games. The first run of the film franchise in the early 1990s has recently been rebooted into the 2007 animated movie <em>TMNT</em>.</p>
<p>The original 1990 <em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em> film made $202 million at the international box office. </p>

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Yes, chimpanzees should be given legal rights, just like us

One day we will look back on the treatment of intelligent animals with the same shame we feel about slavery

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