All eyes on EU court for decision on religious slaughter

EU Observer - Alberto Alemanno - 25/11/20

Stunning animals before slaughter and avoiding unnecessary suffering is surely the least we owe these fellow sentient beings

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The popular image of a ritual killing is that of a butcher restraining an animal to expose its throat, covering its eyes with its ears while muttering prayers to calm it.

Sadly, this is far from the experience of animals being killed without pre-stunning for halal or kosher meat, where they are strung up and knifed in a relentless industrial process.


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