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Hong Kong activists urge restaurants to remove shark fin soup from menus

Hong Kong is world's top shark fin trader, accounting for half of global shark fin trade annually

Oiwan Lam | Global Voices 

Dozens of activists protested on 10 June outside the flagship restaurant of Maxim's Group in Hong Kong against the selling of shark fin soup in its restaurants’ menus. The protesters, a number of whom were children, wore finless shark costumes splattered with red paint and chanted, “When the buying stops, the killing can too”. Photos of their demonstration were shared on Twitter. Great to see people from all ages at #sharkfin protest #conservation @WildAidHK #standup #speakup pic.twitter.com/PFGgvLrgTh — Hannah Tilley (@htilley1_hannah) June ...

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 16:46 IST
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