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OP-ED: Kenya’s recent ban on the export of donkey skins to China faces legal challenges

The expanding production of ejiao, a Chinese traditional medicine manufactured from donkey skins, has put a strain on donkey populations worldwide. In March 2020, Kenya became the latest African country to ban the export of donkey products, following pressure from farmers’ lobbies and animal rights groups. In the wake of the ban, three Kenyan slaughterhouses took the government to court.


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