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17 November 2017

Vietnam’s rejection of dolphin park shows no place for cruelty in entertainment

Authorities heed plea by hundreds of animal charities to prevent dolphins being captured and forced to perform for human entertainment.

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15 November 2017

Why separation is so devastating for orangutan mothers and infants

The bond between an orangutan mother, who raises her offspring single-handedly, and her young is one of the strongest in nature.

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14 November 2017

Animals Asia’s open letter to UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova

Read Animals Asia’s full letter to UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova urging an end to cruel monkey performances at facility in Vietnam.

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14 November 2017

“Please stop animal cruelty” head of UNESCO urged to act over Vietnam site

Growing alarm as monkeys bound at the neck are forced to ride bicycles and perform acrobatics in daily shows at UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve.

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10 November 2017

Open letter calls for end to Vietnam’s biggest buffalo fighting festival

As a display of death, injury and extreme animal cruelty, the annual festival negatively affects Vietnamese society and reflects badly abroad.

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09 November 2017

An animal welfare awakening is changing Indonesia forever

Campaigns, exposes and public outcry has led to a string of government moves against cruelty – but plight of dolphins and bears show more to be done.

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07 November 2017

TAKE ACTION: Help Ajib – a traumatised sun bear mother so damaged she behaves like a cub

Sun bear Ajib shows overt signs of psychological damage, but unsuspecting Western tourists think she’s healthy and pay to pose with her.

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06 November 2017

Indonesian government bans brutal boar vs dog fights in rural villages

Officials announce gory blood sport will end following an expose by Animals Asia’s Indonesian partner which garnered wide-ranging support from home and abroad.

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