Faiths Working Together for Animals

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Our mission is to create a united voice for animals from all of the world’s faiths to bring about the humane treatment of animals.

AIA Welcomes Michael Gove’s New Animal Welfare Initiative

The Animal Interfaith Alliance welcomes Michael Gove’s new animal welfare initiatives for reflecting animal sentiency in UK domestic law, stronger sentencing for animal cruelty, mandatory CCTV in slaughter houses, the banning of ivory and the protection of the marine environment and wildlife from plastic microbeads.
We welcome the draft Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentiency) Bill that was laid before Parliament on 12th December 2017.
Further information can be found here
We hope that he will also ban live exports. 

ASWA Animals in War Memorial Service 2017

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The ASWA Animals in War Memorial Service was held on Saturday 13th November 2017 at 3.00pm at the Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane, London.  Further details here

New Rabbinic Statement on Plant-based Diet

Further information here

Animal Spirit Magazine 

Read AIA’s magazine Animal Spirit and those of its supporter groups here

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14th Interfaith Celebration for Animals – 8th July 2017

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The 14th Interfaith Celebration for Animals was held on Saturday 8th July 2017 at Golders Green Unitarians, organised and led by Rev. Feargus O’Connor.  The guest speakers were Joyce D’Silva from Compassion in World Farming and Dr Alpesh Patel from Animal Free Research UK.  Readings were taken from eight of the major faiths.  Further details here

Member Organisations – Stronger Together

AIA is a unique alliance of organisations which represent all the major faiths. Not only is it the only organisation to speak out on the moral treatment of animals by drawing on the combined wisdom of all the faiths, but it also promotes social harmony by bringing the faith groups together on an issue that they all share a concern for. Meet AIA’s Member Organisations here
If you would like your organisation to become a member of the Alliance please complete the Membership Form

AIA is supported by The Romeera Foundation 

Please join them in supporting AIA’s campaigning work for animals and interfaith co-operation here:


‘Love is not love if it does not include love of animals.  What kind of compassion is it which adores human life, but ignores the slaughter of animals?’ – Satish Kumar (AIA President) 
‘It ill becomes us to invoke in our daily prayers the blessings of God, the Compassionate, if we in turn will not practice elementary compassion towards our fellow creatures.’ – Mahatma Gandhi



The Animal Interfaith Alliance is a registered not-for-profit company number: 8958588. Registered company address: 31 Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London, NW11 8BS.
© Animal Interfaith Alliance 2018


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