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India | To deter poachers, court bestows same rights as humans have on entire animal kingdom

An Indian court has ruled that all animals should enjoy the same rights as human beings, saying “they have distinct personas with corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person”.


In a landmark ruling, the Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday accorded the status of “legal person or entity” to animals in the northern state.


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/05/animals-accorded-rights-humans-indian-national-park/


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