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Some Germans Intolerant of Islamic Animal Slaughter | The world of PRX Skip to content close Conflict and justice The world April 16, 2012 11:50 a.m. CDT German flag (Photo: Patentboy / Flickr) Animal rights are a big issue in Germany. It is currently the fifth largest meat producer in the world, butchering the third …

German flag (Photo: Patentboy/Flickr) Animal rights are a big issue in Germany. It is currently the fifth largest meat producer in the world, butchering the third largest number of pigs in the world, more than 55 million per year. The way Germans slaughter the animals they eat is strictly regulated, more so than in most …