Friday, July 1, 2022

Animal Rights

Men Arrested for Stoning Bear Cub to Death in Iran

Two men who stoned a helpless bear cub to death in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran have been captured and are going to face trial, an official announced.

Snipers with Air Guns Deployed to Take on Tehran Rats (+Video)

Tehran Municipality is sending sniper squads equipped with night-vision air rifles to solve the capital city’s rodent problem, which seems to have grown to epic proportions as of late.

Animal-Lovers Feed Quadrupeds near Tehran Heights

A group of Tehran citizens have joined the rangers in Lavasanat mountain hills to provide fodder for such animals as wild goats, goats and ewes who cannot find enough food in the winter.

Persian Gulf Home to Giant Mammals in Danger of Extinction

Iran’s southern waters are the habitat of rare species of giant aquatic mammals, some of which are on the verge of extinction mainly due to their mass suicides.

Iran’s Police Seize Pigeons Used for Carrying Drugs

Police forces of the western Iranian city of Kermanshah have seized pigeons which were used by drug dealers for carrying narcotics.

Iran to Issue Boar Hunting Permits for Foreigners

Iran says it will start issuing boar hunting permits for foreigners by early 2018.

Two Marine Mammals Wash Up Dead on Iranian Coast

Two porpoises have been found dead in Konarak city in southeastern Iran, according to a provincial official.

Interesting Penalties Introduced for Illegal Hunts in Iran

Judges in Iran have recently started giving hunters interestingly unconventional sentences over illegal hunts.

Iran Unveils Reflective Collars to Reduce Camels’ Road Deaths

An Iranian tyre production company has unveiled a reflective collar to help protect the lives of camels crossing the country’s roads at night.

ISIS Shows No Mercy Even to Poor Animals in Mosul Zoo

Heartbreaking photos have emerged of starved lions and bears kept chained up by the ISIS terrorist group in the battle-torn Mosul, northern Iraq.

Iranian Family Launches Nationwide Campaign to Protect Asiatic Cheetah

An Iranian family is leading a caravan that travels across the country to inform people about the lives of critically-endangered Asiatic cheetahs.

300 Jellyfish Found Dead in Jask Coast, Southern Iran

About 300 dead jellyfish were found in several locations on the coast of Jask, Hormozgan Province, southern Iran.

Man of Nature: An Engineer Who Takes Care of Animals with His Family Members

A prominent Iranian engineer has established a park for animal care and protection.

Young Cleric Saves Animals’ Lives

A young Iranian cleric, who once became famous for donating his kidney to a kid, is also member of an animal protection group who feeds and rescues stray animals.

Rangers Seize Several Taxidermied Animals from Hunters

Rangers in Semnan Province, central Iran, arrested a number of hunters with a large number of taxidermied animals.

Baby Tiger Found Wandering Streets of Iran’s Mashhad

A video has gone viral in Iran, showing a baby tiger wandering the streets of Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad.

China Is Banned from Buying Donkeys!

China's demand for donkey products, used in traditional remedies, is proving problematic for African suppliers and causing economic and environmental problems.

Hayat Animal Sanctuary

Hayat Animal Sanctuary is the first centre of its kind in Arak, Central Province, set up for the vaccination and treatment of homeless animals.    

Judiciary Chief: Respect for Animals Should be Learnt from Childhood

According to IRNA, Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said that respect for animals should be taught to people from their childhood. "If we want...

Iranians Hold Rally in Support of Animal Rights

A number of Iranian citizens held a rally in Tehran to support the application of animal rights through legal channels. The crowd gathered in front...

Dog Tormentor Arrested

The persecutor of a poor dog has been arrested in Iran, after releasing a video on social media. The man was traced by his car's...

300 Dogs in the Arms of Kindness and Support

Nearly 300 homeless and ownerless dogs are being looked after by Sar Animal Support Centre in Zanjan.

An act of kindness toward animals (PHOTOS)

The couple believes this small act of kindness brings peace and blessings to their lives.

Video on killing stray dogs goes viral, sparking protest

Iran’s environment chief has condemned the savage killing of stray dogs in Shiraz, calling for a fitting punishment for the perpetrators.

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