Animal Rights

The biggest animal rights victories of 2015

The lives of millions of animals were changed for the better in 2015. These 10 outstanding achievements are proof that when it comes to protecting animals, the animal rights movement is making progress

Do the participants of Turkey's annual Camel Wrestling Festival enjoy

On Sunday, more than 20,000 people will gather in Turkey to watch camels do battle in a spectacle that dates back thousands of years. It is, depending on your attachment to the ungainly beasts, a historic cultural institution to be celebrated – or a throwback to an era before animal-rights campaigns when it was OK to starve an animal for three months to make it cross.

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Eight out of ten want to keep fox hunting ban

Anti-hunt campaigners are challenging the Prime Minister David Cameron to carry out his pledge for a free vote over the hunting ban, with new polling revealing eight out of ten Britons are against the ban being lifted.