Kenya Bans Killing Donkeys for Ejiao After Pressure From PETA

After nearly two years of pressure from PETA and our international affiliates—including more than 200,000 e-mails sent by supporters around the world—the cabinet secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture, Peter Munya, has finally banned donkey slaughterhouses in that country! This move will prevent countless donkeys from being violently killed so that their skin can be boiled down to make ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine.

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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