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Making strides against live exports.
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2013, 05:40:46 PM »
About 100 animal welfare activists marched on Parliament House on Sunday morning to demand a permanent ban on all live animal exports from Australia.

The mostly local protest was sparked by the latest allegations of cruelty to Australian animals shipped overseas, with Egyptian abattoir workers accused this month of brutally slaughtering cattle sent there from Australia.
 
     About 100 animal welfare activists marched on Parliament House to demand an Australian ban on live animal exports.About 100 animal welfare activists marched on Parliament House to demand an Australian ban on live animal exports. Photo: Rohan Thomson

Protest organiser Claire O'Sullivan said she and her colleagues would accept no outcome short of a full ban on live exports from this country.

''Once they leave this country these animals are just no longer under our protection,'' Ms O'Sullivan said.May 27, 2013

Read more: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/making-strides-against-live-exports-20130526-2n5m8.html