CJ IHC Athar Minallah decision about animals rights wins appreciation at global level


Islamabad (Muhammad Basharat – Online): The decision given by Chief Justice (CJ) Islamabad High Court (IHC) on animals rights has won appreciation at global level..

Mention of the IHC decision about Kaavan elephant was made in Estate of New York Court of appeals June 14 decision.

In US court decision a paragraph from CJ IHC Athar Minallah was reproduced.

The court wrote a paragraph from CJ IHC decision that doubtlessly the animals hold sensitive entity.

They have sentiments too. The animals too can feel the sentiments of grief and delight. Animals of all kind have their natural habitat.

The animals require environment as per their need. How can an elephant be kept alone by separating it from other elephants against the natural environment.

The animals have too their rights and these should be given to them. It is right of animals to stay in the environment which caters to their natural requirements.

IHC had given decision on shifting of Kaavan elephant to Cambodia in the perspective of animals’ rights.

CJ IHC Athar Minallah had given decision on May 20, 2020 for relocating the elephant to appropriate sanctuary .