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October 15, 2020 - Phys.org

Cuban animal lovers hope new law changes attitudes

Cuban animal lovers hope new law changes attitudes
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Havana's streets teem with abandoned animals and are littered with carcasses of chickens sacrificed in religious rituals, while, behind closed doors, dogs are thrown into illegal deadly fights.

But things are changing in Cuba thanks to pressure from a growing middle class, and the island nation will soon pass a law to protect animal rights.

In April, 2019, 500 people marched through Havana to demand a law protecting animals—it was the first independent and non-political demonstration authorized by the one-party state.

A year and a half later, the communist government will next month pass its first law to protect animal rights, in a bid to wrestle the initiative from a movement with the potential to mushroom.

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