Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.
Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.

Paul McCartney calls on China to ban ‘medieval’ wet markets after coronavirus outbreak, says ‘They might as well be letting off atomic bombs’

  • Chinese markets selling fresh vegetables and meat are under attack because some also sell wild animals for meat that are often kept in unhygienic conditions
  • The former Beatle suggests that celebrities speak out in support of closing them

Topic |   Music
Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.
Former Beatle and long-time animal-rights activist Paul McCartney has called on China to close the country’s wet markets, linking them to ‘medieval practices’. Photo: Mary McCartney.
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