Animal rights

Animals are living creatures, not gadgets, toys or accessories and no products or means to entertain people. Animals deserve proper protection. This starts with the recognition of their rights and respect for their own nature and needs. It defines the limits of the purposes for which animals may be used.

We want to move away from the automatic assumption that animals can be used for just any purpose. Entertainment, sports, advertising purposes and fashion are not good reasons to use, harm or kill animals.

The welfare of animals is in peril due to the manner in which they are bred, traded, held and slaughtered. Any abuse or neglect of animals by humans calls for immediate and strong action.


Party for the Animals makes a political statement with distinct outfit

A return to business as usual after the Covid-19 pandemic is unacceptable. That is the message conveyed by the Dutch Party for the Animals. Not only orally, during debates and contributions in parliament, but also literally: with the clothes that representatives of the party wear when the television cameras are aimed at them. Like last week during the most important political moment of the year in...