‘Aliens’ Feast on ‘Human Flesh’ in PETA India Pro-Vegan Display

Posted on by Shreya Manocha

To give passers-by food for thought about what – or whom – they put on their plates, PETA India supporters in alien costumes “beamed down” to Girgaon Chowpatty Viewing Deck in Mumbai to dine on a delicious “dead human”. Their victim lay on a table beneath a banner asking, “What if aliens treated us the way we treat animals? Go Vegan!” The demonstration comes at a time when India’s growing space capabilities are in the spotlight after the country successfully landed a probe on the moon’s south pole in a historic first.


Animals killed for food suffer extensively, as seen in PETA India’s disturbing and highly publicised video exposé Glass Walls. Chickens used for eggs are crammed into cages so small they can’t even spread a wing. Because male chicks cannot lay eggs and calves cannot produce milk, they are often killed: male chicks are commonly drowned, burned, or crushed, and calves are often left to starve. Goats and other animals killed for food are crammed into vehicles and transported to slaughterhouses in such high numbers that many sustain broken bones or even run out of oxygen on the way. At slaughterhouses, workers often hack at the throats of buffaloes, sheep, and other animals with dull blades. And on the decks of fishing boats, fish suffocate or are cut open while they’re still alive.

Each person who goes vegan spares nearly 200 animals per year immense suffering and a terrifying death. In addition, raising animals for food uses up to a third of the world’s freshwater resources and a third of global cropland to grow animal feed, and a United Nations report concluded that a global shift towards vegan eating is necessary if we are to stem the worst effects of the climate catastrophe.

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