We get up close and personal with Francois van Coke about growing up and his brand new solo album

We had a delicious chat with the yummy cast of French Toast! See what Lika Berning and Thierry Ballarin had to say!

Jude Law campaigns against seal trade

2013-04-21 12:36
 

London - Actor Jude Law has written to the World Trade Organisation to urge it to uphold a European Union ban on seal fur.

The British actor was writing on behalf of animal protection group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), which released the letter on Saturday.

The EU banned commercial trade in all seal products in its member states in 2010 amid concerns about the animal welfare aspects of hunting seals.

The ban is being challenged by the Canadian government, and the WTO is holding a hearing later this month to settle the dispute.

Peta has also enlisted actress Pamela Anderson in its publicity campaign against the seal trade.

Read more on:    wto  |  peta  |  jude law  |  uk  |  celebrities  |  animals
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

A superbug has closed a ward the St Mary’s hospital where Duchess Kate is due to give birth in the coming days. Read More »

Prince William has gone on leave from his job as an air ambulance pilot, royal officials have said, days before the expected birth of his second child. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.