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THE SAVE MOVEMENT AROUND THE WORLD

IN THIS ISSUE

Our Weekly News Update
 
Please help the new campaign Million Dollar Vegan by sharing their video and signing the petition: Ask Pope Francis to Try Vegan for Lent


 
Vegan Valentine's Day action for Amazon rainforest
Be the Amazon rainforest’s Valentine. Show your love to Mother Earth this Valentine’s Day by joining a day of acton around the world against Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro's plans to destroy the Amazon rainforest. The Climate Save Movement and
coalition partners are organizing global actions at more than 25 Brazilian embassies and consulates around the world and at the UN building in NYC on February 14, 2019.

Global action: February 14. RSVP:
event page
 
Local actions: 
Amman Climate Save, Barcelona Climate SaveBerlin Climate Save, Climate Save BelgiumBuenos Aires Climate SaveClimate Save Chile, Climate Save Estonia, Climate Save Italia (Rome), Climate Save NederlandClimate Save Norway, Climate Save Slovakia, Palestine Climate Save, Climate Save Portugal (Lisbon), Climate Save SloveniaEssex Climate Save (London Embassy protest), Israel Animal SaveIstanbul Climate Save, Los Angeles Climate SaveMelbourne Climate SaveNew York City Climate SaveNorth Carolina Climate SaveStockton Climate SaveSan Francisco Climate Save, Toronto Climate SaveWashington DC Climate Save, Yerevan Climate Save.

 

The Climate Save Movement
 
The Climate Save Movement's core message is: Help save the planet by going vegan and becoming active. The climate change crisis is upon us, and we must urgently rise to mitigate and reverse it. The Climate Save Movement is building a grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis by ending animal agriculture, reforesting the Earth and phasing out fossil fuels.
Please welcome our 12 new chapters:

Asia
Amman Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.
Koh Samui Climate Save (Thailand). Find them on Facebook.
Palestine Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.

Europe
Cambridge Climate Save (UK). Find them on Facebook.
La Spezia Climate Save (Italy). Find them on Facebook.
Gran Canaria Climate Save (Spain). Find them on Facebook.

Latin America
Climate Save Chile. Find them on Facebook.
Lima Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.
Santiago Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.
Valparaíso Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.

North America
Moscow, ID Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.
San Francisco Climate Save. Find them on Facebook.

 
Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro
Amazon deforestation is set to increase with Bolsonaro's plans to further develop the Amazon for animal agriculture and mining purposes. He has already rolled back protections for Brazil's Indigenous people and appointed climate change deniers and agricultural lobbyists to key ministerial positions.
 
Take Action!! Start your own Climate Save group! Visit thesavemovement.org or email us at savemovementinfo@gmail.com to get started.
 


Please help by signing our petition. We're over 7,000 signatures:
Stop Bolsonaro from destroying the Amazon!
 
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The Save Movement in the Media
FRANCE
Sète Animal Save held a vigil at the port for the animal victims of live export. The local news was there to cover the event - includes video: Animal activists protest live export
SPAIN
The Save Movement is in the news in Spain:
Nace el movimiento animalista “Lugo Animal Save”
Save Movement Madrid's vigils continue to receive media attention. Two TV channels reported from their February 8 vigil. Please watch.
UNITED KINGDOM
Dundee Animal Save's Lifeline outreach event received news coverage:
Dundee animal activists stage protest at meat-eaters treating dogs better than pigs
UNITED STATES
Lansing Animal Save, Windsor-Detroit Farm Animal Save and Grand Rapids Farm Animal Save held a vigil at this slaughter plant recently, and activists were interviewed for this article:
Coldwater pork company says hog transporters risked animal safety in cold weather
As many as 300 pigs may have frozen to death in the polar vortex at this one pig slaughterhouse in Coldwater, Michigan. The best way to help is to share and spread veganism and animal rights now. Please help!

 

Lily the Mother Goat
Hi, I'm Lily the Mother Goat. Please follow/like my Instagram and Facebook pages.
I'm all love, and how couldn't I be? I found my forever home. May all goats be as lucky.
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Bearing Witness Around the World

If you would like to bear witness but don't have Save vigils near you, consider starting a group. Email us at savemovementinfo@gmail.com or check out thesavemovement.org for info on how to get started! We will help you every step of the way.
 
 
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ASIA
 
JORDAN
Welcome Amman Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
 
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PALESTINE
Welcome Palestine Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.
 
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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
 
Sydney Save Animals in Laboratories held their monthly vigil against animal experimentation at RPA hospital. They report: "We had great attendance, despite the rain, at another successful vigil at RPA, Sydney. We had some great conversations again. This vigil was part of a collaboration with The Save Movement Australia and Animal Justice Project with the Lifeline Campaign Australia."
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EUROPE
 
CZECH REPUBLIC
Mirovice Duck Save held their first vigil on February 1 at the Vodňany slaughter plant. No trucks came, but the vigil was covered by local news: In honour of animals
 
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ESTONIA
Watch: Rakvere Animal Save bore witness to the pigs on January 29.
 
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GERMANY
Rostock Animal Save said goodbye to the bulls and cows at their February 1 vigil outside the Danish Crown slaughter plant in Teterow.
 
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ITALY
Welcome La Spezia Fish Save. Find them on Facebook.

Their first event is set for February 20: event page
 
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PORTUGAL
Aveiro Animal Save held their first vigil on January 24. They report:
"Our first vigil went really well 💚 35 amazing activists joined us to bear witness to dozens of pigs and cows arriving at the slaughterhouse. Two trucks stopped and we spent some time with 2 cows and many pigs. Thanks to everyone for all the support."
 
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SLOVENIA
Welcome Ljubljana Chicken Save. Find them on Facebook.
 
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SPAIN
Welcome Coruña Animal Save. Find them on Facebook.

Christina and Adnan, Save organizers in Spain, talk about their organizing tours, wich have had great success in creating new groups:
"The journey through Spain has been amazing. We have met very compassionate, altruistic and cooperative people along the way. It is amazing to see the movement grow exponentially, and to see how loving and caring the individuals behind this growth are. We are now at 30 groups in Spain. This and the fact that we are seeing people from so many different backgrounds and stories coming together in front of the slaugtherhouses, is impressive to say the least."
 
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SWITZERLAND
Oensingen Animal Save held their first vigil on January 28 at the Bell Switzerland slaughter plant: "No matter what, we will keep reminding that there is no excuse for what is being done to these innocent individuals🐖🐂"
 
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UNITED KINGDOM
Halifax Animal Save bore witness to the chickens about to be killed at Medina "Poultry" slaughter plant. Watch:
 
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LATIN AMERICA
 
PANAMA
David Animal Save report from their January 27 vigil:
"The pictures are of despair, loss of hope and life, loss of freedom and of so much fear and pain. Not ONE human can truly be free until we have attained freedom for ALL animals!"
 
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PERU
Lima Animal Save report from their January 27 vigil at the San Pedro slaughter plant:
"The day will come when at every slaughterhouse in the world there will be people waiting for the animals to arrive to ask for their forgiveness for what we have done to them. Speciesism's days are numbered."
 
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NORTH AMERICA
 
CANADA

Dear friends,

Don’t turn away. Join us! Bear witness at our weekly vigils.

 
Toronto Pig Save's Emergency Pig Vigil in Extreme Cold
 
In the extreme bitter cold, pigs will freeze to death and suffer from frostbite, pneumonia and extreme hypothermia. In past vigils, we have witnessed pigs turning purple from the cold. Our Emergency Pig Vigil in Extreme Cold on January 31 was covered by:
*  Plant Based News: Emergency Pig Vigil Due To 'Risk Of Freezing To Death'
Toronto Pig Save's co-founder and organizer Anita Krajnc said: "Freezing to death in transport is a major systemic issue. People can help and stop supporting animal suffering by going vegan and plant-based now."
* CTV News: Activists calling for people to go vegan and boycott bacon.
* Jane Unchained: Polar Vortex Means Torture for Pigs, Cows, Chickens Driven to Slaughter!
 
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At Toronto Cow Save's Anti-Dairy Vigil on February 1, cows arrive in -19 degree C weather with windchill at Ryding-Regency "Meat" Packers:
Élise Desaulniers, author of Cash Cow, bears witness:
 
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Manitoba Animal Save held a Protest Against Animal Transport in Extreme Weather at the Manitoba Legislative Building.
The protest was covered by Global News: FB video
 
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UNITED STATES
In New York City, The Save Movement aims to have 100 chapters, including one at each live market. NYC Save Movement organizers have started an organizing tour for the NYC 100 Save Chapters project. You can follow their progress on these pages: Save Organizing Tour, NYC Save Movement, NYC Save Movement Tour.
Please watch: Highlights of this month's NYC Save Organizing Tour (Brooklyn).

 
Brooke Elizabeth reports from Fort Wayne Animal Save's February 1 vigil for the pigs at Indiana Packers slaughter plant:
"19 degrees F, crammed into the cold back of a truck. Terrified of what may be next for them. We see you. We're sorry. We're trying."
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Donate Today!

Toronto Pig Save started in December 2010, with a promise to the pigs of doing a minimum of three vigils and vegan outreach events each week, all year round. We bear witness as a community of pigs, cows, chickens and other farmed animal victims in slaughterhouse trucks. The animals want us to be present and, with the most pleading eyes, ask for our help when we see them through the portholes of transport trucks. Just as if we were in those horrid trucks, we would want the whole community to be there fighting for our freedom, liberation, rights, and equality. In a way, we are there. All life is one and, “when (wo)men wish to harm others, they really do evil to themselves,” Leo Tolstoy said in his animal rights story “Esarhaddon, King of Assyria”. It’s our positive duty and obligation to act in the present to try to stop the most egregious injustices before us.
 
"When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to her who suffers, and try to help her.” – Leo Tolstoy 
 
In seven years, The Save Movement has grown to over 610 Save groups in 65 countries around the world. Our dream is to have regular vigils at every slaughter plant worldwide. We regularly give seed money to new Save groups and require funds for literature, posters, subway ad campaigns (iVegan.ca) and vegan outreach events.
 
Make animal liberation your priority in life! Think of 10 kind things you can do each day and encourage your friends to do the same! Join us and participate in our weekly vigils, start a Save group in your community, and be a regular donor.
 

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