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Misery for 70,000 Gulf-bound sheep continues

Photo: © Animals International The plight of the 70,000 sheep on the shipment from Romania to the Persian Gulf continues, with the vessel entering Shuwaikh port in Kuwait yesterday in temperatures that were reported to have reached 47°C.  It is day 19 for the remaining animals on board the Al Shuwaikh, owned by the Kuwaiti […]

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Ignoring legally binding animal welfare standards, Romania is exporting 70,000 sheep to the Persian Gulf

Photo: ©Animals Australia Despite efforts this week to stop the cruel shipment of 70,000 sheep from Romania to the Persian Gulf, the trucks have arrived at Midia and loading operations are now starting. Romanian authorities have flouted Commissioner Andriukaitis’ call on Thursday to the Romanian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to stop the transport […]

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Commissioner Andriukaitis asks the Romanian Minister to stop the shipment of 70.000 sheep

Photo: ©Animals Australia Today Commissioner Andriukaitis has called on Petre Daea, the Romanian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, to stop the cruel shipment of 70,000 sheep from Romania to the Persian Gulf. This is welcomed by Eurogroup for Animals and its member organisation Animals Australia, which carried out investigations of this terrible practice in […]

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Breaking new investigations showcase urgent need to replace brutal live exports with trade of carcasses and meat

Despite the Australian government’s pride over its Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) [1], a new investigation released by Animals Australia exposes the brutality behind live animal export from Australia. The footage reveals the inhumane conditions under which five Australian shipments exported over 300.000 sheep to the Middle East (between May and October […]