Animals in Entertainment
Hope for abused animals in entertainment
In China, wild animals are widely used for performances in zoos and circuses. Lions, tigers, bears, monkeys and elephants are held in appalling conditions, regularly mistreated and abused, just to entertain audiences and make money. But there is hope for improvements.
No Rodeo China campaign continues
Animal protection organisations are increasing their efforts to cancel Rodeo China, which is currently supposed to be held from October 3rd-10th at the Olympic Stadium in Beijing. A coalition of 71 animal groups held a second press conference on July 29th to share their findings on American rodeos. According to their report, the organisers and […]
No Wild West in the East!
China plans to stage its first rodeo ever in October 2011 Cowboys, calves, bulls and horses are currently on their way from the US to Beijing for “Rodeo China”. This first ever rodeo event in China is to take place at the Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) from October 3rd – 10th, 2011. It is […]
Chinese government prohibits showing all animal abuse footage
Since the latest horrendous crush film was released in China through the internet, ACTAsia has been working with over 40 Chinese animal protection groups to get it banned. We issued a joint statement and contacted the website hosts. We are very pleased to report that on December 2nd the State Administration of Radio, Film and […]