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9 Animal Rights Stories in Iran, Cuba, India, Mexico, China, Korea, Canada etc.
by Transmitter Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2011 at 6:47 PM
ban on cow slaughter in 3 countries, opposition to fur, to seal clubbing, etc
Iran and Cuba have joined many Indian states in banning
American fast food chains for
a long time were banned in India. Now they are present
but serve no cow flesh.
Netherlands: Europe's only animal rights political party is expected to win in its legislative push to ban slaughter of animals done without stunning or anesthesia. This would in effect
ban Muslim and Jewish slaughter methods which requires the
animal to be conscious when killed.
(The Financial Times has supported the bombing of animals
South Africa: In the village of
Kagiso, a monkey was stoned and then burned
alive by villagers who
suspected the monkey of being
involved in witchcraft
Korea: Korean animal rights
workers storm the Fendi fur show
Canada: Rocker Joan Jett joins fight against Harper's trade in the skins of murdered seals
US: Billionaire Nelson Peltz
is selling 82% of Arby's (a chain selling cow flesh), a chain which has 190 million
in debt, to ROARK, a private
equity (with less transparency
required) group in Atlanta Georgia.
Peltz' Trian group wed Wendy's
and Arby's in Sept 2008. Sales
have declined 23% since then and gone .2 billion into debt.
The Perkins restaurant chain
is closing many stores and has
filed for bankruptcy. The chain
still has virtually no vegan
Mexico Animal Rights workers protest vivisection in Mexico
China: growing number of Chinese
have dogs pets rather than
on their dinner table
(EVANA is an animal rights group)