Celebrities join ACTAsia to condemn cruelty of the fur industry
We held a star-studded media forum against fur in Beijing to reach national newspapers and magazines. Chinese celebrities and respected figures explained why they reject fur, and asked the public to do the same. The forum was hosted by the senior news editor of Beijing News and attended by famous guests from the fields of […]
Photo contest ‘Me and my no fur message’
We have started a photo contest in China: Me and my NO Fur message. Hundreds of Chinese citizens, from very young to very old, have already submitted their creation. The five most shared pictures will be awarded a (sponsored) prize on the 12th of February.
More campaigning against fur throughout China
Dalian – Students shouting out against fur! There’s a movement going on! Watch this short clip on the younger generation in China, taking a stance and shouting out against the fur industry. With special thanks to Pet100 in Dalian, China, who informed and gathered students from various universities in their region.
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 […]
Protests within China against bear farming
In February 2011, Guei Zhen Tang, a pharmaceutical company located in Quan Zhou City, Fu Jian Province, announced its intention to become a listed company. Guei Zhen Tang, uses bear bile to produce bear bile tea and various tonic products. It owns a bear bile farm, housing more than 400 bears and breeds around 100 […]
No fur for Chinese New Year!
On the 3rd of February 2011, millions of people will celebrate Chinese New Year. Many Chinese will traditionally mark the occasion by buying luxurious clothes and gifts. This is a boom time for fur sellers, who aim to maximize their sales of coats, hats, cushions, bedcovers or other accessories made from pelts. The bloody business […]