Albert Schweitzer Foundation

The Government of New Zealand is planning to reintroduce the contributions of sheep in the Middle East. But the transport is only one of many problems: In the Middle East the animals are not treated differently from Duffles. It throws them in the loading surfaces and pulls her legs and horns above the ground, describes Mahi Klosterhalfen, Vice President of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment images of a video documentation. Also suffer the sheep of heat strokes, and at the abattoir, you must see, slowly bleed to death as their own kind “, so Klosterhalfen more. Hardly, the animal welfare Foundation had set up an online protest on its website, even 1,000 signatories took part.

Comments to the Government of New Zealand are very emotional: “Please stop this horror, this is absolutely unworthy”,”stop the senseless cruelty and similar to many of the comments are. This handling of the sheep is in fact meaningless. You could slaughter them in New Zealand and cooled transport the meat. But this is not deliberate. The Albert Schweitzer campaigned successfully Foundation for our environment since 1999 against the industrialized farming. It collaborates closely with other international animal protection organizations. Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment Saeed Park 5 10715 Berlin albert-schweitzer-stiftung.