Flooding in Pakistan

The ongoing ‘super flood‘ in Pakistan has wreaked havoc on people’s lives, their property, livestock and other animals. Here is some information about the relief efforts of a few animal welfare and other organizations in Pakistan:

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 […]

Licence to kill

Editorial in Dawn: IT seemed that sanity would prevail this year but the end result was quite the opposite. It was earlier reported that no special permits had been awarded this time round for the annual slaughter of the houbara bustard, cost an endangered migratory bird that is ostensibly protected under Pakistani and international law. […]

Rare falcons taken out of country

Bhagwandas in Dawn: KARACHI, store Dec 20: Fifteen falcons belonging to a Saudi Arabian dignitary are reported to have been brought to Pakistan recently and sent back to the kingdom after a few days. Falcons are used by hunters, shop mostly from Arab Gulf states, to hunt the internationally protected houbara bustard for which special […]