Local students and WildAid supporters urge Hong Kong lawmakers to vote for a bill to ban trade in ivory, at the Legislative Council complex in Admiralty on January 31, 2018. A landslide vote approved a phase-out of domestic ivory trade by 2021. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

If the UK and Japan can do it, Hong Kong has no excuse not to ramp up checks on illegal ivory

  • Hong Kong should treat Japan’s recently passed law requiring proof that ivory was legally obtained as an example to follow
Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China

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Local students and WildAid supporters urge Hong Kong lawmakers to vote for a bill to ban trade in ivory, at the Legislative Council complex in Admiralty on January 31, 2018. A landslide vote approved a phase-out of domestic ivory trade by 2021. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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