Animal Rights

Breaking Animal Rights News

While largely ignored by mainstream media in America, animal rights is exploding globally on social media and on the streets of cities around the world. Animal rights is premised on the belief that animals are entitled to their own lives, are not property, and do not exist to be exploited by humans for food, clothing, cosmetics, medical research, entertainment, or for any other purpose.

It has a growing focus on modern, industrialized animal agriculture because factory farms and slaughterhouses are where tens of billions of animals are being violently, routinely abused, and murdered in a system of institutionalized sadism.

At UnChainedTV, we uncover the latest in animal rights news, vegan news, and fashion, and share delicious recipes from vegan chefs.

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UnchainedTV: 5 Reasons Why This Plant-Based Streaming Network is a Game Changer

UnchainedTV does an end run around the mainstream media blackout on problems caused by Big Ag and offers plant-based solutions to tackle most of the world’s problems, from climate change to America’s health care crisis. Hollywood, California – October 3rd, 2023 – UnchainedTV, a free, plant-based streaming network founded by TV journalist and best-selling author Jane Velez-Mitchell, empowers individuals to make compassionate choices that benefit their health, animals, and the planet.

Here is a baby elephant with mom in the wild, where they belong. Courtesy Voice for Asian Elephants Society.
Why Elephant Rescue is Featured in 4 New Films Streaming on UnchainedTV

Is elephant rescue the key to preserving this iconic species from extinction as natural habitats are increasingly destroyed to make room for animal agriculture and industrialization? Hollywood, California, August 4th, 2023 – UnchainedTV is thrilled to present four inspiring, new, short films on elephant rescue, brought to us by the Voice for Asian Elephants Society, whose crusade to save elephants was recently heralded at NASDAQ.

Two animal rights books
Why 2 New Animal Rights Books Are Very Timely

Two fascinating, new, animal rights books address our current climate crisis and the need for legal personhood for animals Los Angeles, August 11th, 2023 — New Zealand author M C Ronen and American authors Sam and Cynthia Machado have produced two very different animal rights books.

Pig Little Lies
PBS Airs Pig Little Lies, an UnchainedTV Original

PBS airs Pig Little Lies on its APP. The UnchainedTV Original is being distributed to public television stations across the US and Canada Hollywood, July 25th – UnchainedTV is thrilled to announce that PBS is showing our network’s Original Series, reworked as a single documentary.

Dogs in a truck from Sumatra's Dog meat Trade (c)LFT
Global Backlash Aims to Stop Sumatra’s Dog Meat Trade

The animal rights organization Lady Freethinker has released new footage of Sumatra’s dog meat trade in Indonesia, sparking a global backlash Los Angeles, July 14th, 2023 — Nina Jackel, the vegan activist also known as Lady Freethinker who runs an animal rights media organization under the same name, is famous for coalescing a global response to injustice.

Pig at Porgreg farm in Canada
UPDATE: 11 Activists Who Exposed Canadian Pig Farm Horrors Are Sentenced

11 activists, 10 Canadian women and one US non-binary person, convicted for entering a pig farm in Quebec to expose the animal cruelty there, were just sentenced Updated: Los Angeles, June 23rd, 2023 — Three years after a group of eleven activists entered a pig breeding facility in Quebec, Canada, and live-streamed the horrific conditions, they finally received their sentences.

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Party Update: New Venice Location for UnchainedTV June 24th party!

This shindig you will dig. Fabulous, gourmet food, live music and more. Let’s party with purpose! Saturday, June 24th, VENICE, 6-9pm. UnchainedTV & Vegan Realty have joined forces to support the world’s ONLY free, nonprofit streaming TV network to promote the vegan lifestyle and animal rights.

Anja and Matej Glivar doing vegan activism
Vegan Couple Turn Wedding Day Into Animal Rights Protest & Movie

A vegan couple in Switzerland is making an animal rights documentary that includes protests, open rescues, and arrests, all around their vegan wedding day Los Angeles, May 25, 2023 —  Anja and Matej Glivar got married in Switzerland on April 4, 2022, in what is arguably one of the world’s wildest weddings ever!

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You’re Invited! Saturday, June 24th Party for UnchainedTV in Santa Monica!

Fun, Food & Short Flicks with UnchainedTV & Vegan Realty! Gourmet vegan food, live music, pop ups and more as Vegan Realty throws a party for UnchainedTV, the global streaming TV network for animals and the people who love them!

Press conference of the new bill to ban elephant captivity in NYC
New NYC Bill to Ban Elephant Captivity Could Free “Happy” the Elephant

NYC Council Member Shahana Hanif has introduced a bill to ban elephant captivity in New York City which could force Bronx Zoo to release the elephants Happy and Patty to a sanctuary New York, May 14th, 2023 —  Council Member Shahana Hanif has introduced a bill to ban elephant captivity in New York City.