City Govt. Dog Killing Campaign

The following is a translation by PAWS of the 3-page Urdu handout with guidelines and responsibilities for various government officials involved in the 'Kutta Maar Mohim' (dog-killing campaign) that was handed out at the May 30th City Government meeting on rabies and stray dogs. h3. City District Government Karachi Information and Responsibilities Regarding the Dog-Killing [...]

Stop the Freshwater Turtle Massacre Now!

!http://photos11.flickr.com/15040031_fcb86eb7e9_m.jpg! It has come to our notice that 'freshwater turtles in the Punjab are being brutally massacred':http://www.dawn.com/2005/05/21/nat31.htm for profit at a scale that puts their very existence at risk. Not only is their killing being carried out in an extremely brutal fashion, there is absolutely no check on the numbers that are being lost daily [...]

Pakistan halts bear-baiting event

Pakistan has halted a major bear-baiting event planned in its Punjab province after a tip-off from staff of a global animal rights group. From 'BBC News':http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4558165.stm !http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/41157000/jpg/_41157897_bears.jpg! The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) said 20 fights involving 30 bears and 100 dogs had been planned for a village festival. The three-minute fights [...]

Avian Colours 2005

Come explore the wonderful world of birds at Avian Colours 2005, remedy from May 20-22 at the Safari Park, story Karachi. Date: 20th to 22nd May, 2005 Venue: Safari Park, Karachi Organised by the City District Government Karachi, Avian Colours 2005 claims to be the first bird show of its kind in Pakistan. Many species [...]