Mahouts threaten to march on Bangkok
- Published: 26 Sep 2013 at 17.38
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AYUTTHAYA ― Operators of private elephant shelters on Thursday are preparing to march on Bangkok with their animals to protest a proposed amendment to the Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act which they said was drafted without their participation.
Operators of private elephant shelters gathered in Ayutthaya on Thursday to protest a proposed amendment to the Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act. Photo by Sunthon Pongpao
The group, which includes Soraida Salwala, president of Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE), gathered at Royal Elephant Kraal and Village in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district to discuss stepped up action against the draft law.
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