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INDIA -- Cows are sacred in India but leather remains a major export, particularly for the manufacture of shoes. A campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an international nonprofit organization that supports Animal Rights and has spawned a tremendous amount of conflict and controversy from its inception.  (PETA Quadrillion (10 to the 15th power). See space/time. ) drew attention to the cruel treatment of cattle consigned to the leather trade. Liz Claiborne This article is about the corporation Liz Claiborne Inc. For the fashion designer who founded the company, see Liz Claiborne (fashion designer).

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 and The Gap ceased operations with India in 2000 and the Florsheim Flörsheim (or Flörsheim am Main) is a town in Hesse, Germany.

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 Group canceled its contracts with Indian leather suppliers in March. Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and the Council for Leather Exports failed to meet its promise to ensure enforcement of animal protection laws by May. PETA plans renewed protests.
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Title Annotation:leather trade in India
Publication:Earth Island Journal
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:9INDI
Date:Sep 22, 2001
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