Skip to content
Beulah the elephant lies on her side on the edge of a parking lot the day she died at he Big E fair.

How elephants Beulah and Karen died

NhRP Again Rebuts Bronx Zoo Arguments in New York Elephant Rights Case

A depressed male chimpanzee lays his head on his arm. In "How Animals Grieve," Barbara J. King writes about how chimpanzees and other nonhuman animals' emotional and social lives.

The Need for Chimpanzee Rights

Philosophy and the Nonhuman Rights Movement

Watercolor illustration of a chimpanzee next to a tree.

Habeas Corpus Experts Offer Support for Chimpanzee Rights Cases

Today a group of philosophers submitted an amicus curiae brief in support of the NhRP's chimpanzee rights cases on behalf of Tommy and Kiko.

Philosophers Offer Support For Chimpanzee Rights Cases

NhRP attorneys analyze the court's legally wrong ruling.

Why the First Department’s Decision In Our Chimpanzee Rights Cases Is Wildly Wrong

NhRP President Steven M. Wise, who argued in New York appellate court on behalf of two captive chimpanzees in March of 2017.

A Message From Steve to NhRP Supporters Re: Tommy & Kiko Appellate Decision

An open book lying flat on a table.

Legal Persons Capable of “Rights or Duties,” Not “Rights and Duties”

Why You Should Be Excited About India’s “Rivers with Rights” Ruling

Why Rights? Tommy and Kiko Appellate Hearing

A Celebratory Party with the NhRP

Sign up to receive the latest updates on our mission

Find out about opportunities to get involved, breaking news in our cases and campaigns, and more.