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Positive response received re: circus animals in Vietnam

AfA receives response from Vietnamese officials which could lead to freedom for imprisoned animals

Recently we brought you news that our coalition came together to send an appeal against horrid conditions for animals forced to perform degrading tricks at several tourism facilities operated by Long Phu Corporation, Vietnam.

Today we received a response letter from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs stating that within a week of our letter, they had carried out an inspection of one such facility and written to its management to outline a course of action.

This is great news. Asia for Animals has been campaigning against dreadful conditions and welfare standards for animals kept at ‘Dam Sen Cultural Park’ since 2018, and finally our voices are being heard.

We thanked officials in our recent letter for acting on our very first letter to put pressure on Dam Sen, which ultimately led to the park no longer using Bears and Elephants in performance.

Although this is great progress, Orangutans, Pythons, Macaques and many many other animals still languish in terrible conditions in a state of stress and fear there, hence our coalition’s follow up letter to keep the pressure on.