It is a special kind of torture to cage a duck. In 2019, We Animals Media joined the Environment and Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST) to investigate and document animal industries around the country, including one disturbing new agricultural trend: caged duck farming.
The sound of a pig at a slaughterhouse is somewhere between a scream and a roar. Whirring industrial fans, beeping machinery, and shouting workers add to the hellish chaos.
In recent months following the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the world has been introduced to “wet markets”. They are places common across Asia for all things perishable, such as fruits, vegetables, and – most notably – animals, dead or alive.
A We Animals Media feature film by Kelly Guerin In the Occupied Palestinian Territories, there exists a small number of people who have chosen to devote their lives to animals, each struggling against an overwhelming political and cultural climate which begs them to abandon their work and focus instead on the more pressing issue of their own human liberation.
"She caught my eye as I walked past the endless rows of cages at this commercial egg farm in Taiwan. It was unclear how she had escaped but almost a certainty that it would not last for long."