14 Jul 2015

Steven Wise: Habeas corpus for Chimpanzees

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 14 July 2015

A ground-breaking court case in the US in which is being argued that chimpanzees are autonomous and self-determining beings and therefore cannot be detained in research centres. The case is being taken by Steven Wise, the president of the Nonhuman Rights Project. It centres of two chimps, Hercules and Leo, who are kept at Stony Brook University in New York.