India Declares Dolphins Non-Human Persons, Bans Holding Them in Captivity

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dolphinSource: Real Farmacy

Cetaceans should be regarded as non-human persons with their own rights and  therefore it is morally unacceptable to keep them in captivity – this is the new  ruling by the Government of India, which in a landmark decision has taken an  important first step in establishing global animal welfare rights.

The decision was taken by India’s Minister of the Environment and Forests,  who banned dolphin shows. All Indian states have been warned by the Government  to reject proposals to hold dolphin shows or open dolphinariums, be these  requests public or private.

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