DOHA, Qatar – Delegates at INTERPOL's 79th General Assembly have backed a series of resolutions which will strengthen national and international policing and provide a strong basis to identify and combat future crime and terrorism threats.
Last November, Operation Baba, a five-country law enforcement operation in Africa co-ordinated by INTERPOL with the support of The Humane Society of Canada and other dedicated groups, resulted in the arrest of 57 people and the seizure of one ton of illegal elephant ivory. The one-day sweep targeted more than 50 locations, including local ivory markets, airports, border crossings and smuggling points involving more than 300 law enforcement officers from police, customs, national wildlife and national intelligence agencies in Congo (Brazzaville), Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, and represented the largest-ever international wildlife law enforcement operation conducted in Africa.
“We are proud to continue with our longstanding relationship with INTERPOL as they continue with their worldwide crackdown on these international organized crime syndicates,” says HSC Regional Director Al Hickey. Once these syndicates discover a successful pipeline, they often work with others to smuggle contraband, weapons, drugs and people.
August 06, 2010, VANCOUVER – If you have the time, love, energy and money, why not add a fur face to your family. “A dog or a cat is the best friend in the world anyone could have,” says Al Hickey, Western Regional Director for The Humane Society of Canada. “August 16th is National Homeless Animals' Day and by helping save just one more life, people can take action to give a permanent loving home to an animal in need”
The Humane Society of Canada has always been opposed to all animal fighting.
NFL player, Michael Vick, has not, and will never be a spokesman for our organization.
More specifically, in a 2007 interview with Maclean's magazine, The Humane Society of Canada’s Chairman & CEO, Michael O’Sullivan said in part: