Markets’ live poultry sales cruel, protesters say

Markets’ live poultry sales cruel, protesters say

For two decades, Raymond Young has set up his poultry stall to sell live chickens at United Nations Plaza every Wednesday and Sunday before the crack of dawn. His steady stream of customers are mostly Chinese. But in April, another group of early risers started showing up not to buy but to block sales. “Live animals don’t belong in bags!” read a banner that animal rights activists, most of them vegan, held beside dozens of Chinese waiting…

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