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Why China Must Start To Recognize Animal Rights! Updated!
posted on January 19, 2020

Why China Must Start To Recognize Animal Rights! Updated!

Chinese New Years > Jan 25 – Feb 8th

Why China Must Start To Recognize Animal Rights! Updated!

China violates the rights of people and animals.

The recent outbreak of the coronavirus is an example how the illegal trade of animals not only exploits numerous species but threatens human health.
Chinese authorities say the outbreak occurred in a “wet market” and the virus came from animals being sold illegally.

After the 2003 SARS outbreak, there was some crackdown on selling live birds including chicken and ducks. Presently one store at this market had almost 50 different kinds of species of wild animals being sold. Markets sell live dogs, wolf pups, civet cats, hedgehogs, peacocks, wild rabbits, snakes, otters, camels, koalas, deer and crocodiles. Animals are slaughter in front of customers.

Although the markets are breeding grounds for viruses, it is a symbol of wealth as they are expensive and rare. In traditional Chinese medicine it is believed that it can improve health but no scientific proof!

A “Wet” Market Ban is Needed!

Here are only a few of the reasons that they must also respect Animal Rights!:

1. Cetacean Captivity: While other countries are banning cetacean captivity China is increasing it with numerous aquariums and zoos.

2017: China’s First Killer Whale Breeding Center: CHINA ORCA BREEDING!

2. Despicable China Shopping Mall - Guangzhou Zhengjia Polar Ocean World

The bear has been described by International Media as the “Saddest Polar Bear in the World”! Recent photos and videos show the four belugas languishing at the bottom of the pool:

3. China’s Over Fishing Wars!

In September 2017, a retired US Navy Admiral said that Beijing was spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually to subsidize its long-range fishing fleet and that its coast guard often escorts those ships while they fish illegally. In September 2018, a US Coast Guard Commander wrote that "the odds that a squabble over fishing rights could turn into a major armed conflict are rising."

China's "insatiable appetite" for seafood is straining the limited abilities of South American countries to enforce their maritime boundaries. Countries on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts have been affected, and most of the illicit fishing activity in those areas is done by Chinese vessels. CHINA OVERFISHING!

4. China’s other “insatiable appetite” for pork decimates fish populations for “fishmeal” that is fed to pigs on their mega farms! FISH FOR PIGS!

China’s Swine Flu lethal problems. It has been particularly devastating in China – home to the world’s largest pig population. CHINA LARGEST SICK PIG POPULATION

5. Shark Finning for a “Chinese Delicacy”!
Billions of sharks continue to be killed! The reason is shark fin soup that is a highly popular ancient Chinese delicacy! CHINA SHARK FINNING INDUSTRY

6. The Beijing Federation of Trade Unions will hold a circus performance at the Beijing Workers Stadium from January 27th to 29th. Performances include black bear, monkey, lion, parrot, peacock and other animal shows.

Petitions are rare in mainland China. Please help to support this activist group stop the circus abuses by signing! The Petition deadline is January 20, 2020. STOP CHINA CIRCUS PETITION

How You Can Fight For Animal Rights in China!
Contact Your Nearest Chinese Embassy and Chinese Benevolent Association!
Ask them to Help Promote Benevolence for All Life!
Ask them to include “Year of Animal Rights”!

In Vancouver, Canada:
BC and Yukon Embassy: chinaconsul_van_ca@mfa.gov.cn
Benevolent Association: cbaofvancouver@gmail.com