Animal Rights Activists Disrupt Nike’s Flagship Store in NYC Over Sale of Kangaroo Skin
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FROM TheirTurn.net
March 2022

The massacre of kangaroos in Australia represents the largest slaughter of land-based wildlife in the world....  Two million kangaroos are killed each year for commercial purposes. Seventy percent of them are used to make soccer shoes.

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Animal rights activists staged a disruption inside of Nike’s flagship store in New York City as part of a “Global Protest Day” against the company’s support of the mass slaughter of kangaroos for soccer shoes. Organized by the Center for A Humane Economy, a Washington-D.C.-based advocacy group leading a campaign to end the use of kangaroo leather, the protest called on Nike to stop hunting kangaroos and stealing their skin.

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The massacre of kangaroos in Australia represents the largest slaughter of land-based wildlife in the world. According to the Center for a Humane Economy, approximately two million kangaroos are killed each year for commercial purposes. Seventy percent of them are used to make soccer shoes.

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