China Eastern Airlines Stops Transporting Primates to Laboratories

March 2013

After hearing from more than 100,000 PETA supporters, local citizens, and outraged consumers, China Eastern Airlines announced that it would stop transporting primates to laboratories. The company was one of the last willing to do so in China, which is the world’s largest exporter of monkeys destined for laboratories.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind