A CLAIM MADE in an article published by TheLiberal.ie this morning suggested that Croke Park would be used as a place to kill animals for the preparation of meat as part of an Eid Al Adha festival taking place in the stadium this summer. The article stated that Croke Park would be used to “host …

URBANA, Ill. – Supply chain and distribution challenges leave producers stranded with animals ready for market but nowhere to go. Some may consider custom slaughter or home butchering as a way to relieve this pressure. Although producers can slaughter their own animals, the practice comes with risks and responsibilities, says Bailey Harsh, an assistant professor …

Abdul Basheer’s family claim he was beaten to death by police on Saturday night Badaun (Uttar Pradesh): A 64-year-old man died in a midnight raid on his home by a group of 12 police officers who were looking for his son in connection with the killing of cattle in Bhasundara village in Badaun district. Abdul …

China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to markets selling live animals. The germ turned out to be a coronavirus that caused SARS. The ban was then lifted and the animals reappeared. Now, another coronavirus is spreading across China, killing 1,380 people …

Letters to the Editor News day Wednesday 12 February 2020 THE EDITOR: The viral epidemic, the 2019-CoV coronavirus, is freaking out governments around the world. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recently declared that “a wind of madness is sweeping the globe”. He was not, however, referring to the coronavirus. He was talking about the increase …

BARIYARPUR, Nepal: Newly sacrificed buffaloes lie on the ground in an enclosure during the Gadhimai festival yesterday. – AFP BARIYARPUR, Nepal: The stench of raw meat hung in the air and puddles of blood strewn across the muddy ground yesterday as what believed to be the world’s largest animal sacrifice kicked into action in a …

Previously, the Chamar community consumed the dead buffaloes, but the young members of the community are boycotting the meat this year. Dalit activist Manoj Ram says: “It’s not just about meat, but also about self-respect. Society looks at us in disgust because we eat the remains of sacrificed buffaloes. We want to stop this. Legend …

Protesters carrying signs reading “Slaughterhouses hurt communities” and “Stop slaughter” urged aldermen at Tuesday’s Milwaukee Joint Council meeting to delay vote on plans for a meat processing company to develop a 170,000 square foot production facility at Century City Business Park in Milwaukee. Balaji Venkatesan of the Slaughter Free Milwaukee and Direct Action Everywhere groups …

Brussels and Wallonia, Belgium – In his Brussels office, animal rights activist Michel Vandenbosch opens a large book he wrote on Global Action in the Interest of Animals, or GAIA, First Belgian organization for the defense of animal rights. Vandenbosch, its chairman, points to photos of a 2014 rally in the Belgian capital, attended by …