Very interesting, so the court decided that the non-human individuals have 
rights such as freedom of movement, and that the orangutan was unjustly 
imprisoned at a zoo (the story makes it clear that she didn't enjoy being 
there, and would probably not choose to remain).  I wonder how much precedent 
this case will generate, and whether it will get applied to industrial animals 
as well.
-- Matt

 To: Killer Bs (David Brin et al) Discussion <> 
 Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2014 5:31 AM
 Subject: Brin: Urangutan granted human rights. First step to Urangutan uplift?
A court in Argentina granted human rights to a captive Urangutan:

(that's a great improvement from a country where, 40 years ago, humans
didn't have human rights)

Now, let's Uplift them!!!

Alberto Monteiro



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