China: nokia ivory cell-phone

Insertia from Taiwan calls for a boycott on Nokia's cell-phone: I Can't believe it. When most countries in the world forbid ivory trade, Nokia sell ivroy mobil phone in China, Guangdong. Please let your frind know it: Boycutt Nokia Ivory Phone.


  • Michael OZ

    I find this complete bollocks… NOKIA would never make a phone with “real” ivory enclosure. it is a contraband item in the civilized world. Period!

  • Ivory … Mobile Phone?…

    Yet another proof that we the people of the People’s Republic of China can produce literally anything. Pay 180,000 Chinese yuan (US$ 22,500) and you can grab the world’s first ivory mobile phone. The body of the phone was made…

  • V Cha

    nonsense. It’s not nokia product, but product of some craftsmen from China. By the way ivory is not a contraband neither in so-called “civilized world” nor in some other brighter places. UN has lifted their ban on ivory trade. Elephants in Africa became threat to ecosystem, due to their uncontrolled number. money collected by the one-off sale of nearly 60 tonnes of ivory would be used to improve wildlife condition in Africa. another btw: as i know products made of ivory were never banned. collecting, selling and buying “unshaped” ivory was another deal.

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