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Greece Vows to Tighten Controls on Santorini Donkey Rides

The Greek government has promised to tighten already-existing controls regarding the use of the donkeys for tourist rides on the island of Santorini following...

Activists Protest Treatment of Santorini Donkeys Outside Greek Embassies Worldwide

Scores of protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside Greek Consulates and Embassies around the world, asking for an end to what they call '' Santorini’s...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

Animal Rights Activist Claims Brutal Attack While Filming “Donkey Abuse” in Santorini

A South African animal welfare activist claimed on Wednesday that he was brutally assaulted and threatened with death while filming the alleged abuse of...

Santorini Authorities Deny Accusations of Animal Mistreatment

Authorities on Greece's Santorini Island clarified in a letter sent exclusively to the Greek Reporter on Wednesday that ''no written application from a foreign...

Donkey Milk: A Secret from the Antiquity That Became a Prosperous Business

Humans have been using milk from donkeys for cosmetic and alimentary purposes since Egyptian and Greek antiquity. Today, dozens of new businesses in Greece are...

Donkeys of Santorini Breathe Sigh of Relief After New Regulations Bar Obese Riders

Greece's Ministry of Rural Development and Food has published a new set of regulations regarding the treatment of animals working with humans. The new regulations...

World Animal Day Reminds of the Serious Issues Greece’s Animals Face

October 4th marks the World Animal Day, an international day of action for the rights and welfare of animals that is celebrated all around the...

Santorini: Donkey Owners Physically Attack Animal-Welfare Protesters (video)

Last week, while organizing a protest against the mistreatment of the donkeys on Santorini, the Athens branch of Direct Action Everywhere claims that they...

Santorini to See Animal-Welfare Protests over Donkeys’ Treatment

Animal welfare campaigners are calling on people to join a protest on Santorini next week over the treatment of donkeys on the popular tourist...

Fears Grow for ‘Neglected’ Santorini Donkeys (VIDEO)

Santorini is often in the headlines for being a tourist paradise. However, a new report claims that the island's donkeys -- pressed into carrying...

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