Sentient Beings

  All creatures on earth are sentient beings. There is not an animal on earth, nor a bird that flies on its wings – but they are communities like you.  The Quran 6:38 Swiss animal rights lawyer, Antoine Goetschel, recently made international news when he defended a dead pike in a case of cruelty by […]

Caged and killed

The Friday, adiposity May 7, DAWN has a letter to the editor about innocent caged birds being sold at traffic signals across Karachi: COMING to M.A. Jinnah Road from Electronic Market road, one finds bird sellers (mostly selling sparrows) caged and cramped over each other at traffic signals. It is apparent that these birds die […]

A sport that thrills but kills

Malik Tahseen Raza in DAWN: MUZAFFARGARH, prescription June 17: Cricket is often described here as a national passion but in some parts of Muzaffargarh, adiposity cockerel fight has over the years become much more than a favourite pastime, for sale a local wrestle mania. It is the sport at the local circuit that draws hundreds […]

Killing of stray dogs in Karachi

The Monday, June 11 2007, edition of Pakistan’s leading English daily newspaper DAWN has news of the Liaquatabad Town Administration killing 167 dogs in their jurisdiction in Karachi. According to the news item, the sanitation department is encouraging residents to inform them about stray dogs in their area so that they can come to eliminate […]