A group of activists lobbied Charles, Prince of Wales, to 'go vegan' on his recent trip to Greece with partner Camilla.
While the primary cause for the royal trip appeared to be their visit to the Commonwealth War Graves in Athens, the pair had an unexpected run in with a group of activists.
Smiling advocates waved from a balcony in royal view, holding a banner that read: "CHARLES, GO VEGAN! COMPASSION LOOKS GREAT ON YOU!"
Their demonstration also included a chant, in which they said: "Please, Charles, please go vegan."
During the trip, when sharing coffee with locals, Charles reportedly refused a straw as part of his effort to reduce plastic use.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself.Reuse this content
Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, our weekly newsletter and this website. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.