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Monday, February 11, 2008

Activists Seek to Ban Export of Live Animals for Slaughter

The campaign is being launched by the Handle With Care organization.

A worldwide campaign aimed at banning the long-distance transport of live animals for slaughter has been launched in London.

Animal charity workers shot secret film footage during a two-year long investigation of the global trade in live animals which they say is cruel and unnecessary.

The Handle With Care coalition is using shock pictures of animals being shipped around the world in overcrowded and filthy conditions before they are finally slaughtered

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