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Kla Party says Peta’s monkey campaign ‘is culturally discriminatory’

KLA Party’s secretary-general commented in a Facebook post today (July 7) that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’s (Peta’s) campaign against Thai products containing coconut for using monkeys to collect the fruit is discriminatory because in the West truffle hogs are used to help collect the edible fungi, PostToday reported. Mr Atavit Suwannapakdee said

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Move to explain using monkeys to pick coconuts is Thai way of life

THE Commerce Ministry has instructed Thai diplomats to explain that the use of monkeys to pick coconuts is a way of life in this country and not torture of animals as boycott of Thai coconut products spread among British retailers, PostToday reported this afternoon (July 5, 2020). Mr Bunyarit Kalayanamit, Commerce Ministry permanent secretary, said

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