Urgent Action: Stop Gadhimai festival Slaughter

Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

‘This inhumane event is not part of the mainstream Hindu faith.
‘It is little more than a bloodlust which allows people to revel in the gory deaths of thousands of terrified creatures.’
Joanna Lumley

Nepal_gadhimai_full_5 “Beheading is no easy task and it has been reported that it often takes several attempts to behead the buffalo. Some reports state that buffalo are brought to the ground first by cutting the tendons in their legs. Furthermore, in this festival setting, with thousands of unfamiliar animals penned in together, they will experience huge levels of stress and fear, not least when other buffalo are slaughtered all around them.” CWF

This is my second post concerning this horrific slaughter of half a million helpless animals which is due to take place in Nepal on November 28th and 29th. You can read this first entry here:
http://rantingsfromavirtualsoapbox.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/stop-the-gadhimai-festival/ – Please note it would be better to take the…

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