Tuesday, August 21, 2007

I want my monkeys saved!

Malaysia lifts 23 year ban on trade of Primates

Despite his patriotic stand, he will soon be stripped of his citizenship and banished to another country. The Cabinet has literally signed their death warrant by withdrawing protection for the so-called urban monkeys under the Wildlife Protection Act. How can we stand tall as a nation, when we so casually shrugged-off our responsibility to protect the weak and defenseless?

Continue reading the monkey's plight here:

First we clear off their habitats and then claim they’re a nuisance to our lives? Just because we can voice out our grievance does that make us more important and them a nuisance when they couldn’t protest being thrown out of their homes??

Please pass the word around - and help save our monkeys!

photo by Mycen


Anonymous said...

God!! That is mean and cruel. Is there nothing like a PETA or a PFA in Malaysia?

visithra said...

there is - n the ban was lifted after 23 years but i guess there will have to be protests to save them