Animal rights activists handed Meghan Markle vegan bag

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The animal protection organization PETA congratulated the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle happy birthday, which she celebrates the 4th of August. It is reported by The Sun.

To the 37 anniversary of the Markle Peta sent her a bag Burgundy from the brand Alexandra K which specializiruetsya on the production of accessories made of artificial materials (so-called eco-leather). The value of the gift and the Duchess of accessory is 292 pounds ($380).

According to the rules of etiquette of the British Royal family, Meghan Markle, as the wife of Prince Harry, has no right to accept gifts from individuals that personally she did not know, “if there is concern regarding the propriety or motives of the giver”. However, the present Duchess of PETA can take as it is sent to a charitable organization: it is members of the Royal family is permitted, in particular, to refer to a particular personal relationship to the organization.

PETA is counting on exactly that attitude. Director Eliza Allen commented on the gift: “PETA hopes that the gift will encourage the Royal family and its fans to buy more from brands that adhere to the humane treatment of animals, such as Alexandra K, and to avoid the cruel killing of animals for leather and fur.”

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, “people for the ethical treatment of animals”) is an organization founded by Alex Pacheco and Ingrid Newkirk in 1980. The basis of animal welfare principles of the organization lies the belief that animals have rights, and people must not use animals for food, for clothing, experimentation or any other purpose.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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