Animal abuse: Calls for Thailand gov't to stop wildlife shows

Why the return of tourism threatens to cause more pain and trauma for captive elephants in Thailand.

by

    A disturbing video has emerged of the ill-treatment of elephants in Thailand.

    Wildlife shows are normally a big attraction but they have been closed in an effort to control the coronavirus pandemic.

    There are now fears the cruelty will get worse in the rush to start clawing back revenue when they reopen.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Where are all the women leaders?

    Where are all the women leaders?

    Kamala Harris makes history as US vice presidential candidate, but barriers remain for women in power around the world.

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Inside Baltimore's human trafficking industry

    Survivors of sex trafficking and those who investigate it in the city share their stories.

    Senegal's village of women

    Senegal's village of women

    Women in northeast Senegal are using solar-powered irrigation to farm food and halt the encroaching desert.