VICTORY: Air China Will Stop Shipping Monkeys to Laboratories

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Following vigorous campaigning by PETA and its affiliates, Air China has confirmed that it’s joining nearly every other airline worldwide by refusing to transport primates to laboratories.

This victory is due to the thousands of concerned people around the world who contacted Air China through PETA affiliate action alerts, generating tens of thousands of e-mails to Air China’s offices around the world.

Non-human primates are transported from countries such as China, Mauritius, Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia to the EU and US to be imprisoned in laboratories and tormented in experiments. Some are bred in captivity in cramped, squalid monkey factory farms, while others are stolen from their families in the wild.

With Air China no longer participating in this bloody trade, experimenters will find it harder to get their hands on more victims.

Thank you so much for your efforts for animals. We could never have achieved this or anything we do without you!



  • Neil commented on August 1, 2012 at 11:42 am

    what a great day this as been ….very good news …No More Primates will get Untreated The Pain as Gone !! But we Need To make sure This is 100% Gone
    well done PETA !!

  • Brien Comerford commented on August 2, 2012 at 12:27 am

    Let’s hope and pray that China is finally seeing the light and is gradually embracing animal rights ASAP !!!!!

  • lucia fabbo commented on August 20, 2012 at 3:18 am


  • Amanda Johnson commented on September 4, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    More wonderful news. Thank you PETA and work on the Chinese to change the other appauling things they do to other animals; cats and dogs for example!

  • RUTH SMITH commented on September 4, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    Im so proud of what PETA and the people who share their views and beliefs are doing for the animals of this world, the hard work and dedication that these people do is amazing, they are truly passionate and commited to what they belive is right. I have always had a love and respect for all living creatures, experiments and the cruelty involved on animals is wrong and sinful and inhumane,what gives ANYONE the right to inflict pain and suffering on animals, and to those so called PEOPLE who actually get paid for doing this is beyond belief in the name of science SHAME ON YOU!

  • veronique commented on September 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    Merci à Air China et à Peta

  • patricia hazell commented on September 4, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    One small victory for monkeys, hundreds more to go with China, don’t forget the bear farms, kept in small cages so their bile can be harvested, they still force feed ducks, foi gras is still sold thoughout the world, crushed rhino horns and tiger bones for their chinese medicine, fur farms from dogs and cats in many cases skinned alive. The only animal they don’t appear to abuse is the PANDA

  • john hughes commented on September 4, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    These are the story’s we all need as energy for the next battles – always a feeling of pride yto be associated with org such as Peta – good on ya guys + all of us animal supporters jx

  • rosalba commented on September 4, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    oh, good news! i hope all others cruelty on animals will stop soon, till then we will shout to all world STOP ABUSE ON ANIMAL, RESPECT ANIMALS !

  • Anne Smee commented on September 5, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    This is another step to helping animals worldwide, but more needs to be done to stop the disgusting fur trade in China and other countries. The people who work on these farms seem to enjoy their work even laughing whilst the animal is suffering at their hands.

  • chander kumar soni commented on September 5, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    feeling proud.

  • karen lyons kalmenson commented on September 5, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    we are one of many,
    we are many of one♥

  • Ivana Dufkova commented on September 5, 2012 at 4:49 pm


  • Linda Ward commented on September 6, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    WONDERFUL NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!1


  • pavrushpa khan commented on September 6, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    i love animals

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