Talk on ‘Vegan Spirituality: the Climate Solution’ & AIA AGM – Sun 21 Nov

We are delighted to announce that Lisa Levinson and Judy Carman of AIA’s partner organisation in the US, the Interfaith Vegan Coalition (IVC) will be giving an online presentation on Sunday 21st November 2021, following AIA’s online AGM.  Lisa and Judy will be talking about ‘Vegan Spirituality: the Climate Solution’ and IVC’s inspirational work to promote veganContinue reading “Talk on ‘Vegan Spirituality: the Climate Solution’ & AIA AGM – Sun 21 Nov”

AIA writes Open Letter to 24 Overseas Embassies in the UK calling for a Global Ban on Biohazard Research

The Animal Interfaith Alliance (AIA) has written an open letter to 24 overseas embassies in the UK on behalf of its Director, Dr Andre Menache, calling on a global ban on biohazard research. The open letter is below. Dear Ambassador, Open Letter Calling for a Global Ban on Biohazard Research We, the Animal Interfaith Alliance,Continue reading “AIA writes Open Letter to 24 Overseas Embassies in the UK calling for a Global Ban on Biohazard Research”

Sir David Amess – Patron of Catholic Concern for Animals

The Animal Interfaith Alliance and all of its faith-based members join and support our member organisation, Catholic Concern for Animals (CCA) in paying tribute to their Patron, Sir David Amess, who was murdered on Friday 15th October. Sir David was a devout Catholic and an active advocate for animal rights in Parliament. In 2015 he met withContinue reading “Sir David Amess – Patron of Catholic Concern for Animals”

Climate Crisis and Sustainable Creaturely Care – Out Now!

AIA Board member and Founder and Chair of Panorthodox Concern for Animals, Dr Christina Nellist, has just launched her two new books, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The books are Climate Crisis and Sustainable Creaturely Care: Integrated Theology, Governance and Justice and Climate Crisis and Creation Care: Historical Perspectives, Ecological Integrity and Justice. Both booksContinue reading “Climate Crisis and Sustainable Creaturely Care – Out Now!”

Let’s End the Torture and Killing of Dogs in Laboratories Now!

A new exposé has just gone live as an exclusive at the top of the Daily Mirror’s website. This, coupled with a 90-97% failure rate for drugs and topical medicines is why we support the ban of the animal-testing mode. Please help them by writing to your MPs, asking them to support the EDM 175Continue reading “Let’s End the Torture and Killing of Dogs in Laboratories Now!”

AIA Replies to the UK Government’s Response to Peter Egan’s Petition to Include Lab Animals in the Animal Welfare Act

The UK Government has responded to Peter Egan’s petition – “Change the law to include laboratory animals in the Animal Welfare Act”. (Their response is shown in black). AIA Director Dr Andre Menache has responded to the Government’s comments. (These are shown below in red). Government Response: The Government believes animal use for research remainsContinue reading “AIA Replies to the UK Government’s Response to Peter Egan’s Petition to Include Lab Animals in the Animal Welfare Act”

Operation Ark – Help Rescue the Animal Rescuers in Afghanistan

Funds are urgently needed to get Nowzad’s staff and animals out of Afghanistan. Please help. Donations can be made here. Latest updates from Nowzad here. Nowzad is the charity which was founded and is now run by Royal Marine Pen Farthing to rescue and relieve the suffering of stray animals in Afghanistan. Now they desperatelyContinue reading “Operation Ark – Help Rescue the Animal Rescuers in Afghanistan”

Join Dharma Voices for Animals in Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson – Saturday 31st July

Register now and join Dharma Voices for Animals on Saturday 31st July 2021 for a special DVA Speakers Series event, In Conversation: With Thomas Wade Jackson, director of the award-winning, feature-length documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, and Bob Isaacson, President and Co-Founder of Dharma Voices for Animals. When you register, you will be given access to a free screening of AContinue reading “Join Dharma Voices for Animals in Conversation with Thomas Wade Jackson – Saturday 31st July”

AIA writes Open Letter to AstraZeneca and Glaxosmithkline urging the use of Non Animal Testing Methods

On 2 July 2021 the Animal Interfaith Alliance wrote an open letter to the Chief Executive of AstraZeneca urging the use of non animal testing methods instead of relying on outdated animal models. They sent the same letter to the Chief Executive of Glaxosmithkline. The letter is reproduced here: 2 July 2021 OPEN LETTER DearContinue reading “AIA writes Open Letter to AstraZeneca and Glaxosmithkline urging the use of Non Animal Testing Methods”