Dolphins Granted Personhood By Government of India

“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,!

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