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Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:48 pm
Miyakko says...



For the most of you that don't know, I'm an Australian and an environmental activist. In the news the past few weeks, a recent animal abuse issue has been revealed. Over the past 10 years, Australia has shipped over 4million cattle to Indonesia, for slaughter for Indonesian food consumption. While there is nothing wrong with consuming beef, the way that the cattle are killed (in Indonesia) has been revealed to be incredibly inhumane and plain abusive. It seems the Indonesia abatoire workers "play around" with the animals, mistreating them, deliberately hurting them before they are slaughtered. Many Australians (and others from around the world), are strongly pushing for a ban on live exports to Indonesia. At the moment, the Government has only suspended exports, which is a start.

:!: Due to the extent of distress the images may cause, I know it's not completely right for me to post the link to the information videos. But you do have the chance to "Google" or research "Ban Live Export" a bit yourself. Be warned, this is disturbing and we are pushing for an end to this. I may also have a more detailed article in the weeks to come...




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Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:32 pm
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Nate says...



Here's a couple of news articles for people interested:

The Australian - Push to widen live export ban

ABC - Horrific Footage Sparks Move To Ban Live Export

And the organization pushing for the ban:
http://www.banliveexport.com/
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Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:31 am
Miyakko says...



Thanks Nate! These are great sources.

Hey everyone, the sites above are the ideal places you want to go to find out more, especially if you
would like to take action yourself. I might also post these links in the "In the News" forum...

Thanks.