Animal Advocates Radio ‘Voices Carry for Animals’
Venus is taking a well deserved (my words not hers) holiday, as she informed on 28/8 – https://worldanimalsvoice.com/2019/08/28/venus-is-taking-a-short-vacation-2/
As you are probably aware, live animal exports is one of the main issues that annoys us both, and so we give it a bit more time than some other things. I (Mark) have been involved / associated with live animal investigation work for over 25 years; have been awarded for it in the past – https://serbiananimalsvoice.com/about-us/ – and am generally deeply bummed off by the suffering that we are still witnessing after all these years.
So, where are we going now with WAV / SAV ?
We will cover many global animal issues as we always have done on this site – nothing changes there. Our dear 751 European Parliament friends (MEP’s) who are supposed to be ‘the heart of democracy in the EU, by representing 500 million citizens, http://www.europarl.europa.eu/about-parliament/en
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With a clear decision, the Slovenian Constitutional Court ended a lengthy discussion on the slaughter of animals without anesthesia, meaning the flesh “halal”, as demanded by Islam. This remains banned in Slovenia, the judges unanimously confirmed. The Muslim community has requested the review of this law.
The ban on anesthetic slaughter also comes into force in Wallonia.
No violation of religious freedom
The country’s supreme court argued that the constitution did not allow animals to be easily avoided for unjustifiable causes and that the law did not disproportionately affect the right to religious freedom.
The Muslim community sees this differently, arguing that the method of ritual slaughter prescribed by Islamic law, which does not provide for stunning, is an integral part of the Muslim religion – and thus also of its religious freedom.
Shedding is considered an animal torture
However, the Constitutional Court insists that the protection of animals against…
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