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Animal Rights

1st Article

All animals are born equal and they have the same right to existence.

2nd Article

a) Each animal has right to the respect.

b) The man, while animal species, can’t assign the right to exterminate other animals or to exploit them, thereby violating this right. He has a duty to his conscience in the service of other animals.

c) Every animal has the right to consideration, healing and protection of man.

3th Article

a) No animal should be mistreated and subjected to cruel acts.

b) If the death of an animal is necessary, it should be instantaneous, without fear or pain.

4th Article

a) Each animal that belongs to a wild species has the right of living in their terrestrial, aerial and aquatic environment natural and has the right to multiply.

b) The freedom privation, even for educational purposes, is contrary to this right.

5th Article

a) Each animal belonging to a species that usually lives in the environment of man, has the right of living and growing rhythm according to and conditions of life and freedom that are characteristic of their species.

b) Any changes imposed by man for mercantile purpose, is contrary to this right.

 

6th Article

a) Each animal that man chooses for friend has right to a life according to their natural longevity.

b) The abandonment of an animal is a cruel and degrading.

7th Article

Each animal who works has the right to reasonable limitation of time and intensity of work, adequate food and rest.

8th Article

a) The animal experimentation, that implies physical suffering, is incompatible with animal rights, whether a medical experiment, scientific, commercial or otherwise.

b) A substitute technique must be used and developed.

 

9th Article

In the case of animals bred for food, they must be fed, housed, transported and killed without being in fear or pain.

10th Article

No animal should be used for entertainment. Animal exhibitions and shows that use animals in a degrading manner are incompatible with the dignity of the animal.

11th Article

The act that leads to death of an animal without necessity is a biocide, a crime against life.

12th Article

a) Each act that leads to death a large number of wild animals is genocide, that is, a crime against the species.

b) The annihilation and destruction of the natural environment leads to genocide.

 

13h Article

a) Dead animals should be treated with respect.

b) The scenes of violence that the animals are the victims should be banned in movies and on television, unless they finally show a violation of animal rights.

14h Article

a) Associations for the protection and conservation of animals must be represented at the level of government.
b) The rights of animals must be defended by law, as the rights of men.