Many of you have joined PETA and PETA India (as well as Paul McCartney) in calling for the release of Sunder, the horribly abused baby elephant who was held captive in spiked chains in a
dark shed at the Jyotiba Temple in Maharashtra, India. Despite assurances from
the government that Sunder would be taken into protective custody, the
authorities fear retaliation from the temple trustees if they seize him, and
now the little elephant has been moved not to a sanctuary but into a heavily
guarded factory compound where no one can see him. PETA India has stepped up
pressure for Sunder’s release, including holding this demonstration outside the
office of the principal chief conservator of forests, sending a message that he
could hardly have missed:

Our friends in Mumbai report that they’ve been fielding
calls from people who are exasperated with the government’s inaction and eager
to see as much attention as possible brought to Sunder’s predicament until he
is released. Stay tuned …

What You Can Do

In the Americas, many elephants are also held captive and
abused by circuses—please help
set them free

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Article source: PETA Files

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