ARTICLES RELATING TO PETA

Peta wants to adopt Mandela rabbit

2014-01-24 05:30

Animal rights group Peta wants to adopt the bronze rabbit once it is removed from a statue of former president Nelson Mandela, Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile says.

Tiger who mauled handler to stay at Aussie Zoo

2013-11-27 11:42

A tiger that attacked its handler at Australia Zoo, mauling him in front of a crowd of shocked spectators including schoolchildren, will remain at the popular tourist attraction, officials said Wednesday.

Celebs that went nude for PETA

2013-10-02 10:46

What better way to promote a cause than with naked/semi-naked celebrities? It certainly caught our attention.

In-vitro chicken next

2013-08-05 20:05

Scientists have unveiled the world's first lab-grown beef burger, next up is in-vitro chicken and a $1m prize.

Peta apologises to Iditarod musher

2013-04-08 17:24

Peta has apologised to the Iditarod musher it accused of leaving her dog unattended before it died.

Brian May named PETA's Person of the Year

2013-01-02 20:46

Queen guitarist Brian May has been honoured by the animal rights group PETA, for his efforts to stop badgers from being killed.

NZ must probe Hobbit abuse - PETA

2012-11-27 10:13

The animal rights group PETA has called on New Zealand's government to probe what it said was the death of horses, chickens and other animal extras on the set of The Hobbit movies.

Hobbit animals died of natural causes

2012-11-20 17:24

Producers on The Hobbit film series have come out saying that some of the animals that died during the shooting of the film series, had died of natural causes.

Snake charmers urged to switch to fakes

2012-07-20 17:37

Animal rights group Peta has called on India's snake charmers to use fake reptiles during an upcoming serpent festival and spare the animals their annual torture.

Kim Kardashian blasted by PETA

2012-06-20 22:35

Kim Kardashian has been blasted by Peta for wearing snakeskin boots in Paris.

Khloe Kardashian quits PETA

2012-03-27 17:42

Khloe Kardashian is reported to have quit PETA after it voiced its support for the flour-bombing of her sister Kim.

Judge to decide whale 'slavery' case

2012-02-07 11:40

A judge has heard arguments in a case that could determine whether animals enjoy the same constitutional protection against slavery as human beings.

Peta to launch porn site

2011-09-19 21:22

An animal rights group, which is no stranger to attention-grabbing campaigns featuring nude women, plans to launch a pornography website to raise awareness about veganism.

Peta: Pope must truly go green

2011-06-25 14:44

Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has urged Pope Benedict XVI to "truly go green" and insist that the next popemobile is made without leather.

You talking to me?

2011-04-21 00:00

Several months after the oil disaster caused by BP in the Gulf of Mexico, the company’s much-maligned (and now former) CEO Tony Hayward appeared in a minute-long TV advertisement expressing just how “deeply sorry” the petroleum company was about the devastating effects of its oil spill.

Don't adopt rabbits - Peta

2011-01-21 18:31

Animal rights group Peta has urged consumers to forgo adopting rabbits as household companions as demand for pet bunnies grows ahead of the Year of the Rabbit.

Pamela Anderson promotes fur ban

2010-11-08 10:01

Pamela Anderson has been in Israel to try her powers of seduction on an unlikely audience - ultra-Orthodox lawmakers.

Fur flies at Montecasino

2010-10-14 09:48

Montecasino has earned kudos from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) for not using real fur in its latest musical production, Evita.

Gaga's meat dress grinds Peta

2010-09-15 08:06

Animal rights organisation Peta has put a fork in Lady Gaga's meat dress, but supporters rallied around the singer, saying her outfit was sizzling.

PETA thanks Miss Australia

2010-08-27 10:22

Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell has been sent a box of vegan chocolate sheep after deciding not to wear lamb's wool at the Miss Universe pageant.

Ms Australia's Uggs under fire

2010-08-04 12:34

A pair of high-heeled woolly Ugg boots to be worn by Australia's representative at the Miss Universe Pageant has come under criticism from PETA.

Pammy helps oil spill pets

2010-08-02 21:11

About 50 dogs abandoned after the BP oil spill are on their way to new homes courtesy of an animal welfare group and Pamela Anderson.

Peta pulls Mama Obama ad

2010-01-13 10:28

An animal-rights group is pulling an ad campaign that uses the likeness of US first lady Michelle Obama without her permission.

Pink fur-ious with Kanye

2009-06-01 19:10

Pink has blasted rapper Kanye West for his pro-fur stance and called for him to donate his own skin for fashion.

 

LA bans bullhooks on circus elephants

2014-05-05 08:57

Los Angeles has banned the use of bullhooks, pitchforks, baseball bats and other goads that circus trainers use to control elephants and other exotic animals, delighting campaigners.

Ricky Gervias named PETA's Person of the Year

2013-12-24 11:00

Ricky Gervais has been named PETA's Person of the Year for his staunch support of animal welfare on Twitter and for raising awareness for anti-fur campaigns.

Civets abused to produce expensive coffee, says Peta

2013-10-17 11:45

Civets have gone insane as a result of being caged and fed excessively to make them excrete prized civet coffee, an animal rights group has said.

PETA roars at Katy Perry over music video

2013-09-16 15:45

Animal rights organisation PETA has criticised pop star Katy Perry on the use of trained animals in her ROAR music video.

Jude Law campaigns against seal trade

2013-04-21 12:36

Actor Jude Law has written to the World Trade Organisation to urge it to uphold a European Union ban on seal fur.

US airline drops lab test monkeys

2013-01-09 17:34

Animal rights activists have claimed a major victory in their campaign to stop global airlines from transporting monkeys for use in laboratory experiments.

PETA slams Lady Gaga for fur purchase

2012-12-19 13:19

Lady Gaga has been blasted by animal rights group PETA after she was spotted buying fur coats in Russia.

Peter Jackson: PETA claims unsupported

2012-11-21 11:42

Sir Peter Jackson has hit back at PETA's claims that 27 animals had died in poor conditions while filming The Hobbit, saying they should verify their sources.

Lady Gaga slammed by PETA

2012-09-10 20:05

Lady Gaga has been slammed by PETA, who claim she is heartless, for wearing a white fox fur scarf.

Kim Kardashian blasted by PETA, again

2012-07-17 10:48

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has criticised Kim Kardashian for owning a crocodile skin Birkin handbag.

PETA praises Khloe Kardashian's exit

2012-03-28 18:50

Khloe Kardashian has been praised by PETA after quitting the group because they understand why she left after they supported the woman who flour-bombed her sister Kim.

Trumps' brutal hunting pics cause furore

2012-03-14 16:01
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Graphic images of Donald Trump's sons posing with their hunting trophies in Zimbabwe, including a dismembered elephant tail, have angered animal rights groups.

Reese Witherspoon slammed by PETA

2011-11-02 14:15

Animal rights group PETA has hit out at Reese Witherspoon after she was seen carrying a designer bag made of python skin.

World's sexiest vegetarian Russell Brand

2011-06-28 13:07

Russell Brand and Kristen Wiig have been named the World's Sexiest Vegetarians by PETA.

Peta: Vegetables better than sex drugs

2011-06-10 10:32

Two animal rights activists in racing outfits served up vegetarian sausages to racing fans, saying it was better than taking sex drugs.

’n Krisis

2011-04-21 00:00

Etlike maande ná die BP-olieramp in die Golf van Mexiko het Tony Hayward, die maatskappy se erg beledigde (en nou voormalige) uitvoerende hoof, in ’n minuut lange advertensie op TV verskyn om te sê hoe “innig jammer” die petroleummaatskappy is oor die verwoestende gevolge van die oliestorting.

McCartney wants vegetarian day

2011-01-04 15:06

Outspoken vegetarian Paul McCartney is urging India to declare a national Vegetarian Day to celebrate meat-free living and compassion toward animals.

Fur flies at Montecasino

2010-10-14 09:48

Montecasino has earned kudos from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) for not using real fur in its latest musical production, Evita.

Gaga's meat dress grinds Peta

2010-09-15 08:06

Animal rights organisation Peta has put a fork in Lady Gaga's meat dress, but supporters rallied around the singer, saying her outfit was sizzling.

PETA thanks Miss Australia

2010-08-27 10:22

Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell has been sent a box of vegan chocolate sheep after deciding not to wear lamb's wool at the Miss Universe pageant.

Ms Australia's Uggs under fire

2010-08-04 12:34

A pair of high-heeled woolly Ugg boots to be worn by Australia's representative at the Miss Universe Pageant has come under criticism from PETA.

Pammy helps oil spill pets

2010-08-02 21:11

About 50 dogs abandoned after the BP oil spill are on their way to new homes courtesy of an animal welfare group and Pamela Anderson.

Octomom promotes Peta campaign

2010-05-20 10:06

Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman doesn't want your dog or cat following in her footsteps and has promoted a Peta campaign on pet sterilisation.

Michelle Obama in anti-fur ad

2010-01-06 22:12

The fur is flying over a new ad campaign by an animal rights group the White House says is using first lady Michelle Obama's image without her permission.

 
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