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Elephants brutally beaten at prestigious polo event in Bangkok

The footage, which was shared by animal rights group PETA allegedly shows handlers beating elephants with bullhooks and violently yanking their ears at the 2018 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament in Bangkok. PETA said one elephant was hit the hook at least 15 times. PETA is now demanding the companies who sponsor the event, such as IBM, Peroni, Johnnie Walker and PwC withdraw their support. “As it is a weekend we have been unable to raise this issue with our colleagues in Thailand but will do so as soon as possible, a spokesperson for PWC told Sky News. “While we cannot comment on this specific situation at the moment, we would of course not support any form of animal cruelty.” The four day event was held at the Anantara Riverside hotel in Bangkok this weekend. A spokesperson said it “strongly condemned the mistreatment of any elephant at any time” and...

 

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