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Help us end primate tests

Posted: 15 February 2008. Updated: 16 March 2012

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Brussels: European Commission proposes overhaul of rules on animal experiments

Long awaited revision of Directive 86/609 includes ban on the use of apes and wild caught monkeys in laboratories but falls short on phase out of primate experiments

European Parliament sets historic target to end experiments on primates

In September, 433 MEPs signed our Written Declaration 40/2007 calling for urgent action to end the use of Great Apes and wild-caught monkeys in experiments and for a timetable to be set to end all experiments on nonhuman primates in Europe.

Ending primate experiments in Europe

The European Parliament has created a remarkable opportunity to end considerable suffering and advance European science. Will the regulators and legislators seize the moment?

Monkey Tests Exposed

An undercover investigation at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel by Let Animals Live, has highlighted the suffering of primates in brain research. It also reveals how, despite known species differences, invasive animal test methods continue to be used whilst superior, non-invasive, human study methods are employed elsewhere.

Scientific report says it is time to stop primate experiments

A new report from Animal Defenders International, the National Anti-Vivisection Society, and Lord Dowding Fund for Humane Research has been launched this week (July 10th) at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The report dissects the arguments presented in defence of research on primates and, citing 100 scientific references, concludes itís time the monkey business stopped.

Background on our campaign to end primate tests

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