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Campaign to Stop sending Irish Livestock to Libya

The campaign group Compassion in World Farming has urged lawmakers to ban the export of live animals from Ireland to Libya. In an opinion piece for The Journal, Caroline Rowley, Spokesperson for the organisation in Ireland, says that in Libya terrified bulls are often strung up by a hind leg while fully conscious, before having […]

Animal Welfare Standards Criticised

The animal welfare group Compassion in World Farming has expressed concern about exports of live cattle from Ireland to Libya. The organisation's campaign officer, Pru Elliott, told Journal.ie that animals sent to this part of the world often experience “brutal treatment” and “slow protracted deaths”. Elliott said that although CWF has not been able to […]