‘Cruelty Doesn’t Fly’: PETA Supporters to Blast Secretive Monkey Shipments Flown Into IAH

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November 18, 2022

Amanda Hays 202-483-7382

Houston – “Cruelty Doesn’t Fly.” That’s the message PETA supporters will carry to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) amid Thanksgiving crowds on Tuesday, following studies {that a} cargo of 360 long-tailed macaques arrived in Houston from Cambodia in September aboard a flight by AELF FlightService and its sister firm, Maleth Aero. This week, the U.S. Division of Justice issued indictments of a number of people allegedly concerned in a monkey-laundering and -smuggling ring that provided U.S. laboratories with long-tailed macaques captured of their forest houses in Cambodia and falsely recognized as captive-born.

When:    Tuesday, November 22, 11:45 a.m.

The place:    George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Terminal E, 2800 N. Terminal Rd., Houston

The flight was among the many airways’ different reported primate shipments into the nation—posing a grave, doubtlessly deadly public well being danger and inflicting immense struggling to the animals, who’re packed into small picket crates and locked inside cargo holds earlier than being mutilated and psychologically tormented in experiments.

“AELF FlightService booked long-tailed macaques a one-way ticket to a ugly dying in terrifying laboratories,” says PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo. “These monkeys have simply been labeled as endangered by the Worldwide Union for Conservation of Nature, and PETA is urging AELF FlightService to affix different airline business leaders in banning the cargo of laboratory-bound primates.”

United Airways, American Airways, Southwest Airways, and Delta Air Strains are among the many many main firms which have confirmed to PETA that they don’t fly monkeys or different primates destined for laboratories or laboratory suppliers.

PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals will not be ours to experiment on”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview.

For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.

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