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UK: Ask your MP to sign EDM 270 to convince the Government to back a primate test ban in Directive 8

Early Day Motion 270 was tabled by Colin Challen, MP for Morley and Rothwell, to gather support in the House of Commons for a ban on primates at the European level. The EDM “expresses its deep concern...

Ireland: Historic Bill to end primate experiments

Great News! A proposed primate test ban is included in ‘Restriction on Animal Testing Bill 2007’, a Private Member’s Bill proposed in March by Green Dail Member (MP) Eamon Ryan. This states: “The Minister...

Time to push for a Europe-wide primate test ban

An unprecedented number of MEPs have pledged their support for a complete end to experiments on primates across Europe, and the campaign has received a major boost with the backing of leading EU statesmen....

Computers save lives

20 years getting death out of the classroom and over 200,000 frogs saved. This year marks the 20th anniversary of our support, through the Lord Dowding Fund, for the development of computer simulations...

World Lab Animal Day: April 24, 2007

World Lab Animal Day was founded by the NAVS and the day chosen (April 24th) commemorates the birthday of one of our Presidents, Lord Dowding. The Day is recognised by the United Nations and is now marked...

ADI comments on Austrian case to grant chimp personhood

As judges in Austria face a decision over whether a chimpanzee named Hiasl deserves a legal guardian and should be granted human rights as an ape, Animal Defenders international (ADI) supports experts...

Historic Bill move to end primate experiments

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) and Animal Defenders International (ADI) applaud the news that Ireland could become the first European country in the world to ban laboratory experiments on...

Not a Happy Chinese New Year for UK Pigs

Chinese New Year 4705 on February 18 will celebrate the pig, an animal valued by the Chinese for its excellent manners, its ability to make and keep friends, its hard work ethic and its appreciation of...

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