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Good News for macaques in Jakarta

For further details of these announcements click on the links below:

‘No masked monkey’ campaign to be rolled out

Thank you all for taking action in support of this campaign which has been led by the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN). Please visit the JAAN website and support their ongoing work to provide a sanctuary for these macaques

Misery of dancing macaques

Monkeys are being chained and forced to dress up and ride toy motorbikes to entertain crowds of tourists across Indonesia. The shocking video below shows how in one of Jakarta’s most crowded slums, the emaciated monkeys are forced to act out human activities as part of a cruel circus show.

Wearing bizarre costumes and dolls masks, the long tailed macaques can be seen riding bikes, rocking horses and scooters while their owners collect money from spectators.

The Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN), say the primates are openly sold in monkey parks.