Hundreds of people and 10 rights groups march through Taipei in support of animal rights
By: Scott Morgan, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the afternoon of Oct. 6, hundreds of people concerned for animal welfare met in Ximending, Taipei City (西門町, 臺北市) to march in support of animal rights worldwide, and to listen to music and speeches.
The march was held in good spirit, attended by people of all ages, and saw participation by ten animal rights groups.
The march marked the second annual Taiwan Animal Rights March (台灣動物權遊行), with last year’s event drawing around 150 participants in wet weather.
An additional march was held in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) today, and the events are timed to coordinate with National Animals Rights Day, as marked in the U.S. by conservation group Our Planet, reported Taiwan News. [FULL STORY]