“The Ministry of Forests and Environment (India) released its “Policy on establishment of dolphinarium” amidst proposals to build marine mammal parks within the country. The Ministry’s wording reveals a considerable respect for dolphins as “highly intelligent and sensitive” creatures and argues that they should be seen as non-human persons with rights. As the Ministry argues, captivity for entertainment purposes is a moral violation of those rights.”
Read more at Motherboard, “India Banned Dolphin Captivity on Moral Grounds.”
“Dolphins have been granted “non-human personhood” status by the government of India, making India the first nation in the world to recognize the unique intelligence and self-awareness of the cetacean order (a class of aquatic mammals).”
Read more at NaturalNews, “Dolphins Granted Personhood by Government of India.”
Thank you to: Mike Adams, NaturalNews.com!