Most Popular PETA India Facebook Posts of 2015

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People may have different ideas about what will make for a viral Facebook post, but for us, it’s one that really grabs people’s attention and starts countless conversations about animal rights issues – and probably saves some lives, too.

Check out the most popular PETA India Facebook posts of 2015:

    1. This video exposed the horrifically cruel treatment of alligators who are KICKED and KILLED for Hermès products.

BREAKING INVESTIGATION:This is where Birkin bags, belts and watchbands for luxury French retailer Hermès come from:…

Posted by PETA India on Thursday, June 25, 2015


Number of people reached by this Facebook post: 12,800,846

After watching this video, people remarked that fashion is not worth this.

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2. This video exposed people to the heartbreaking PETA Asia investigation of the dog leather industry in China.

What if this happened to your dog? #BeLeatherFree

Posted by PETA India on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Despite (or maybe because of) its graphic content, this post reached more than 10 million people. Many people could not finish the video.

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Some people also expressed their shock and urged others not to buy leather.

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3. This video reminded everyone that all animals matter.

This video will make you want a #meatban every day.

Posted by PETA India on Thursday, September 10, 2015

After watching it, many people said that they will adopt a plant-based diet.

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Many people also expressed that they are already proud vegetarians.

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4. This post, in response to the public outcry over China’s dog meat Yulin festival, reminded people that chickens do not want to be eaten, either.

Dogs and cats KILLED in China for meat: and pigs KILLED in India for meat:’s the difference?#NotOursToEat #StopYulin2015 #TryVegan

Posted by PETA India on Thursday, June 18, 2015

This post reached over 4 million people, and many of them remarked that it is wrong to eat any animals.

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5. This post featured gruesome footage of Indian dairy farms on #InternationalMeatlessDay.

Milk is non-veg. Don’t believe us? Watch this. #InternationalMeatlessDay

Posted by PETA India on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

People wanted to know how they could help end such cruelty.

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6. This video of a woman who was “experimented on” in Delhi aimed to help people try to relate to the fate of animals in laboratories. The post reached 2,719,744 people and 535,739 views.

Woman ‘experimented on’ in Delhi.WARNING: This could be the most disturbing VIDEO you have EVER seen. #StopAnimalTests

Posted by PETA India on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Many important conversations were started because of it.

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Some also expressed their desire to help bring about change.

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7. This post urged people not to throw colours on animals during Holi.

KIND REQUEST FOR HOLI!Please urge your friends to play Holi without disturbing animals. Toxic irritating colour gets into their eyes, on their skin and in their mouths. #SafeHoli #Holi

Posted by PETA India on Monday, March 2, 2015

Many agreed, and more than 17,000 people shared the post on their Facebook pages.

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Some also went a step further and shared photos with a similar message.

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8. This video, which was shown to JD Institute of Fashion Technology India students, concerns what happens to animals used for fashion.

Students at JD Institute of Fashion Technology India were recently shown this video about animals used for fashion. Can you get through it? Details:

Posted by PETA India on Monday, November 2, 2015

Many were thankful to be informed of the truth.

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9. During World Vegan Month, we showed why people are going vegan.

THIS is why people are going #vegan #Reasons2GoVegan

Posted by PETA India on Thursday, November 5, 2015

This post definitely encouraged many people to go vegan, too.

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10. We posted a heartbreaking 60-second video showing how animals are treated in Indian circuses.

This video will make you want all animals out of circuses.

Posted by PETA India on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Many joined the call to ban all animals from circuses.

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11. We took the opportunity to tell people that if they do not eat beef, they stop should stop wearing leather, too.

Love cows but wear leather? This 60 seconds will make you think twice. #BeLeatherFree

Posted by PETA India on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Many people encouraged others to ditch leather.

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12. We posted a collage showing how cows are turned into leather.

HEARTBREAKING!Workers in Indian slaughterhouses typically slash the throats of cows – in full view of others – with a…

Posted by PETA India on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In response, people said that they will stop buying leather.

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13. We posted a thought-provoking video about leather, made by FAD International students for PETA.

Check out this thought-provoking video about leather made by FAD International students for PETA!

Posted by PETA India on Sunday, May 17, 2015

People really loved the video and agreed that wearing animal skins is ugly.

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In the age of social media, the power to effect change is at our fingertips. Every PETA post that you share educates others, inspires them, raises awareness of important issues, changes minds and helps animals more than you ever imagined.