Undercover research by the League Against Cruel Sports has revealed the harrowing conditions endured by tens of millions of game birds bred to be shot in Britain.
By VICE News
The video shows animals being slaughtered while conscious and sadistically taunted by employees.
Every year, criminal gangs smuggle unknown thousands of puppies into Britain and growing awareness of the trade has been met with increasingly sophisticated tactics from the sellers to hide their activity.
By Alec Luhn
The Kuklachyov family have made millions from "world's only cat theater" situated in prime Moscow real estate. But activists say the well-connected family abuse and exploit their animals.
The death of a Scottish tourist trampled to death by an elephant in Thailand earlier this week has highlighted the systemic animal cruelty built into the country's tourism industry.
By Tess Owen
Documents obtained by VICE News show that Robert Lewis Dear was no stranger to police while he lived in South Carolina.
The group Mercy For Animals used a hidden camera to record undercover footage at a Tyson Foods chicken slaughterhouse in Mississippi.
By Aaron Cantú
China has no anti-cruelty laws in place but a growing movement is calling for animal rights protections to be adopted.
The mastiff was found buried up to its head in dirt near Paris. A petition signed by thousands is calling for the detained owner to face the maximum sentence.
The world's largest animal sacrifice has been cancelled in Nepal, in a landmark victory for activists. At the event in 2009 around 500,000 water buffalo, goats, chickens, and other animals were killed.
By VICE News
As many as 10,000 dogs will be killed and eaten during a controversial annual festival in Yulin, China, part of a tradition that stretches back generations.
The annual Yulin dog meat festival attracts thousands of tourists and locals looking to dine on dogs, but activists have called for an end to the controversial event.