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  1. Kangaroo hunting: the shocking response of the Australian Ambassador

    Kangaroo hunting: the shocking response of the Australian Ambassador

    "Stop hunting kangaroos in a land devasted by tremendous fires”: this is the appeal we made last January 9th  to the Ambassador of Australia in Italy, Gregory Alan French, trying to

  2. Victory for LAV! The State Council suspends the experiment that should turn 6 macaques blind

    Victory for LAV! The State Council suspends the experiment that should turn 6 macaques blind

    The Italian State Council (Consiglio di Stato, the supreme court for administrative law in Italy), backing LAV’s complaint, has overturned a precedent judgement from the Regional Administrative

  3. Good news for Australia and its animals: Versace bans kangaroo leather!

    Good news for Australia and its animals: Versace bans kangaroo leather!

    While Australia is burning, good news for kangaroos come from Italy: Versace announces that it will no longer use kangaroo leather in its collections. In a communication addressed to LAV,

  4. Trying to save Australian animals, we are acting both institutionally and commercially

    Trying to save Australian animals, we are acting both institutionally and commercially

    This week we addressed an appeal to “Stop hunting kangaroos in a land devasted by tremendous fires” to the Australian Ambassador in Italy, Gregory Alan French, to limit the huge impact of

  5. A first victory for kangaroos: Diadora's pledge to go kangaroo free!

    A first victory for kangaroos: Diadora's pledge to go kangaroo free!

    We express deep satisfaction with Diadora’s promptness in deciding to stop using kangaroo skins in its products. "The company immediately proved to be very willing to establish a

  6. Kangaroos: the italian brands involved in the massacre

    Kangaroos: the italian brands involved in the massacre

    In Europe, Italy is the leading importer of kangaroo skins (over 2 million from 2012 to 2015). These skins are primarily used in the sportswear industry to manufacture soccer shoes and motorcycling

  7. Kangaroos: Italy is complicit in the most extensive and gory massacre of wild animals

    Kangaroos: Italy is complicit in the most extensive and gory massacre of wild animals

    They call it “harvest” and “ sustainable”, but in truth it is a authentic massacre involving more than 44 million kangaroos killed between 2000 and 2018 ( with a yearly

  8. Italy, an announced tragedy: tamer killed by 4 tigers. Stop circus with animals!

    Italy, an announced tragedy: tamer killed by 4 tigers. Stop circus with animals!

    The umpteenth incident, or rather an announced tragedy, in the circus world: this time the victim is a human, a tamer torn by four tigers from a circus waiting in the province of

  9. Terribile experiments on macaques at Turin University: help us stopping them!

    Terribile experiments on macaques at Turin University: help us stopping them!

    The University of Turin approves and supports vivisection on macaques, this is the terrible news that LAV - Anti-Vivisection League - makes known to the world today.   In fact, the