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A Tokyo animal rights group requested Aug. 29 that the government discontinue the practice of keeping rabbits and other animals at primary schools.

JAVA, the Japan Anti-Vivisection Association, urged the government to abolish rabbit cages and other facilities imprisoning small animals at schools. The group cited a proliferation of animal killings and cruelty to animals in schools, especially since media coverage of animals killed by a 15-year-old Kobe murder suspect.

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