Torture Report a Torturous Read

(Washington, DC) – The long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report, “Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program,” was released to the public on December 9. It was greeted with shock, disgust, disbelief, and anger by both elected officials and average, ordinary, everyday Americans. And those were the good reactions. Many…

Danish Zoo Continues to Exhibit Prunes for Brains

(Copenhagen, Denmark) – The Copenhagen Zoo and Abattoir is at it again. On February 9, the facility gained international notoriety when it killed Marius, a healthy 2-year-old giraffe, in the name of preventing inbreeding. In spite of efforts to spare Marius, including a petition with over 20,000 signatories and monetary offers from zoos and private…

Giraffe Killing Shows There’s Something Rotten in Denmark

(Copenhagen, Denmark) – The Copenhagen Zoo yesterday killed Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe. As if this wasn’t bad enough, zoo visitors – including children – were then treated to watching zoo employees skin the animal and feed its remains to the zoo’s lions. It’s hard to decide which part of this story is the worst part…