Animal Right activists caged themselves against eating fried chicken meat at KFC in Phnom Penh
PHNOM PENH: two animal right activists from the international animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Monday have been caged themselves in front of KCF, a brand name of shop sells fried chicken meats, at Chaktomuk high school in Phnom Penh. Their actions have made Cambodian residents stop their vehicles to see the event and caused traffic jam.
“That has made strange behaviors for local people because only animals were caged but now human beings were caged themselves to demand right for animals, a resident said. The two animal right activists were wearing their office uniform and demanded to stop torturing chickens.
A Police official said: the two of staff from PETA of Asia Pacific region and now we are asking about the letter of permission of conducting strike like that. They have made disorder and affected security,” a police said, adding that the two were brought to police station in Daun penh police station in Phnom Penh.
The two demanded to stop cruelty on chicken. The chicken were confined, tortured, scalded, and boycott KFC, a placard said before them. KFC denies the principles of animal health, PETA adds. “They made cruel action on animals, “Jason Baker, head of PETA said in his statement. He urged to boycott eating at KFC Company. So far, KCF has not explained yet. in 2007, PETA conducted a similar campaign and urged Cambodian government not to open KFC franchise, citing that foreign tourists will not go to eat there. (SEAW)