Initiated by animal rights organisation Bite Back and supported by Dutch vegan society Nederlandse Vereniging voor Veganisme and development ngo Plenty Food comes this awesome vegan ad campaign! Accompagnied with the hashtag #kiesvegannu (‘choose vegan now’) the posters show the consequences of the consumption of meat and dairy products for animals and the planet. The website encourages people to inform themselves and to join the vegan challenge! Read more
A classic! ‘Eating animals’ sticker added to a STOP traffic sign. Spotted At Jan Van Galenstraat.
Spotted at Ceintuurbaan. Twist at the prominent ads of a foundation asking attention for ALS disease.
‘Ik ben inmiddels overleden. Sponsor de verwerpelijke vleesindustrie niet’ (‘In the meantime I died. Don’t sponsor the objectionable meatindustry’).
The biggest slaughterhouse of Amsterdam is located in a residential area in the west of town. Today The Save Movement is holding a peaceful vigil, bearing witness to the fate of the cows arriving at the abattoir.
Plant Power is reaching thousands of people by handing out vegan brochures. We went to one of their actions the other day at Amstel station and spoke to organisor Lise.
‘Close all slaughterhouses!’ Impressive outreach action with Bite Back at Dam square the other day, their latest virtual reality project IAnimal plus inspiring interview with co-founder Benjamin Loison about effective vegan outreach.
‘Diervriendelijk Vlees Bestaat Niet’ (‘there’s no such thing as humane meat’) – nuff said! Spotted in Amsterdam-North. Sticker campaign and archive of the way meat is promoted as ‘animal-friendly’, find out more at the website.
Spotted at Rijnstraat – this sticker of animal sanctuary Stichting Melief! Started by two vegans at a location close to Rotterdam, they eventually moved to Germany (just over the border at Emmen) to be able to expand. They’re taking care of literally thousands of animals! Melief is open for visitors every Saturday afternoon and at the yearly open day, this year on August 27th.
Spotted at Bilderdijkstraat – support sticker for the Free Sven and Natasha campaign. Sven and Natasha are two animal rights activists from Amsterdam who are being prosecuted for involvement in the SHAC campaign, an animal rights campaign set up to close down notorious animal laboratory Huntingdon Life Sciences in the UK. Sven and Natasha are currently awaiting trial in England.
Visit www.freesvenandnatasha.org to learn more.
Spotted at Nassauplein, Amsterdam West. Poster of Marianne Thieme, for the general election next week. She is parliamentary leader of the Dutch Party for the Animals (‘Partij voor de Dieren’ in Dutch) and also vegan.
She co-founded the political party in 2002, with the aim of representing non-human animals in parliament. At the moment they hold two seats at the House of Representatives. They are the first political party worldwide focused on non-human animals to have achieved a position in parliament!