vegānu festivāls


VICTORY! Latvia bans wild animals in circuses

11 Jul 2017

On June 28, the Saeima (Parliament of the Republic of Latvia) in the third and final reading adopted the amendments to the Animal Protection Law, which stipulate a complete ban on using wild animals on circus shows. The ban will come into force this month.

Investigation reveals cruelty to hens at Balticovo JSC farms

24 Oct 2016

The animal rights organisation “Dzīvnieku brīvība” has published footage and images depicting the treatment of hens in Balticovo JSC poultry farms. The recorded material reveals cruelty towards the animals as well as their horrible living conditions.

Baltic Animal Advocates created a manual for young activists and strengthened cooperation

05 Sep 2016

Baltic animal protection organizations have successfully completed an international project launched in February this year. During the project, the organizations created an innovative digital manual for young activists, organized a spectacular demonstration in Riga and held several events to increase their skills and strengthen cooperation.

An international demonstration against fur farming was held in Estonia on June 29

18 Jul 2015

On June 29, organizations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland organized an international demonstration in Tallinn to support a ban on fur farming in the Baltic states. The demonstration was attended by 100 people wearing dark clothes to commemorate the millions of fur animals who have died and to emphasize strong cooperation between animal rights activists from different countries.