Animal rights

The COVID-19 crisis highlights the vulnerable existence animals endure

Reports of companion animals starving or being killed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak highlight the vulnerable existence animals endure at the whim of humans.

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Leather isn't just a by-product of the meat industry, and raises serious moral questions for anyone who cares about animal rights.

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It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

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Attempts are being made to silence animal rights activists through controversial legislation being introduced in state parliament, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

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Mahatma Gandhi’s central messages on women’s rights, the environment, animal rights and sexuality, continue to “challenge us, disturb us and shake us out of our complacency,” Michael Kirby has told a capacity audience at UNSW’s Gandhi Oration.

The legal rights of animals and how they can best be protected will be discussed when UNSW hosts the first annual Voiceless Animal Law Lecture.

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The legal rights of animals and how they can best be protected will be discussed when UNSW hosts the first annual Voiceless Animal Law Lecture.