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Should animal testing be banned?
, a set of research rules drawn up after the horror of Nazi experimentation on humans in concentration camps, specifies that products should be tested on animals before humans.
It doesn't specify animal experiments; it cites the possibility, however an almost 100 year old cultural agreement ought be remade, taking into consideration the technological advances of our time and the possibility of companies using animal testing just for economic purposes.
Knowledge and consideration of animal rights was very different in the time of the Neuremburg trials. The things that were commonly done to animals in past times would now be considered barbaric and illegal in most places.
Many figures in the animal rights movement have made
between the Holocaust and the treatment of animals. Some argue that the mass cruelty continuously inflicted on animals is comparable with the mass human misery during the holocaust.