Q&A :: The price of luxury
PR dla Zagranicy
Polish animal rights activists speak out against animal cruelty in the name of fashion.
Photo courtesy of Otwarte Klatki
While the fur farms are mushrooming in Poland, activists warn of the inhumane treatment of minks and foxes in the Polish industry generating millions of euro every year.
"The most outrageous footage that we’ve seen [is that of] animals kept with open wounds, eating each other; and the farmers are not doing anything about it,” says Magdalena Brzezińska, from Open Cages. “If the wounds are not affecting the fur that will be sold at the end, the farmers are not curing the animal, because it’s not affordable and because it’s not efficient.”