EGYPTAIR Ends Transport of Monkeys to Laboratories

EGYPTAIR informed PETA U.S. that it is no longer in the business of transporting monkeys from Africa and Asia to laboratories in the U.S. and elsewhere. This followed an intense three-month campaign by PETA entities around the world, which included protests in the U.S.—at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.—and at airports in Frankfurt, London, Manila, and Paris; e-mails from more than 100,000 supporters of PETA entities; hundreds of phone calls; and online advertisements.

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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