Chinese Activists Cheer Proposed Animal Fur Ban
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Activists Cheer Proposed Animal Fur Ban
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By ALEXA OLESEN Associated Press Writer
November 21,2006 | BEIJING --
Chinese animal rights activists welcomed a proposed European Union ban on imports of dog and cat fur, saying Tuesday it would pressure the Beijing government to enact better legal protections for animals, while the government denied torture and cruelty are widespread.