“Impoverished” Commerford Zoo Can’t Afford Care for Elephant, Fundraiser Claims
July 29, 2020 11:10 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
Goshen, CT, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Nonhuman Rights Project sent letters to local, state, and federal agencies urging them to immediately investigate what a Goshen-based...
Habeas corpus scholars, philosophers support New York elephant rights case
July 22, 2020 18:48 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
New York, NY, July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two habeas corpus scholars and twelve North American philosophers with expertise in animal ethics, animal political theory, the philosophy of animal...
World-Renowned Legal Scholar Laurence Tribe Supports New York Elephant Rights Case
July 14, 2020 15:59 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
New York, NY, July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World-renowned legal scholar and Harvard Law School Professor Laurence H. Tribe has requested leave to file an amicus brief in support of a habeas...
Fight for Elephant Rights Continues in New York
July 10, 2020 11:59 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
New York, NY, July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) filed its appeal in its habeas corpus case on behalf of Happy, a 49-year-old wild-born Asian elephant the...
Islamabad High Court Recognizes the Rights of Nonhuman Animals
May 21, 2020 19:59 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
New York, NY, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) applauds a decision issued today by the Islamabad High Court in Pakistan that “without any hesitation” affirms the...
Nonhuman Rights Project Wins Restraining Order Against Bronx Zoo
October 01, 2019 12:10 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
New York, NY, Oct. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Justice Alison Y. Tuitt of the Bronx Supreme Court has granted the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) its request for a temporary restraining order that...
Review by Connecticut’s Highest Court Sought in Elephant Rights Case as Groups Urge Governor to Help Free Elephant from Traveling Circus
September 27, 2019 15:23 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
Hartford, CT, Sept. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Nonhuman Rights Project and twelve other organizations sent a letter to Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, urging his office to take action...
Bronx Court Hears Arguments in Support of Elephant Rights
September 23, 2019 18:37 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
The Bronx, NY, Sept. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Bronx County Supreme Court heard oral arguments for nearly five hours in a historic elephant rights case filed by the Nonhuman Rights...
Nonhuman Rights Project to Commerford Zoo: Where are Beulah and Karen?
August 29, 2019 16:31 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
Goshen, Connecticut, Aug. 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nonhuman Rights Project has become deeply concerned about the health and well-being of our clients Beulah, Karen, and Minnie, three...
On Earth Day, Connecticut Appellate Court Considers Elephant Rights
April 22, 2019 19:16 ET | The Nonhuman Rights Project
Hartford, CT, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, as people all over the world celebrated Earth Day and called for greater protection of nonhuman animals, the Appellate Court of Connecticut...