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Horror at halal slaughterhouse: Shocking undercover film shows the needless suffering of livestock that are butchered

April 13, 2014

Why aren’t these places burning to the ground? Where is the Animal Liberation Front? Why are we reading this horror and not acting?

The Muslim Issue

Horror at halal slaughterhouse: Shocking undercover film shows the ‘needless suffering’ of livestock that are butchered without being stunned first

  • British law requires abattoirs to stun animals before slaughter but there is an exemption for Jewish and Muslim producers
  • There are believed to be 12 slaughterhouses in the UK that do not stun
  • Campaigners are pushing for unstunned slaughter to be banned entirely
  • The halal market in this country is worth £2.6billion
  • The video was taken at a Simply Halal abattoir which claims to supply mainstream supermarkets, meaning people may be unwittingly buying unstunned meat

By Abul Taher and Valerie Elliott

Published: 22:05, 12 April 2014 | DailyMail

Knife poised at the throat of a helpless sheep, this is the moment a slaughterman cuts the throat of a fully conscious animal.

Our exclusive pictures reveal for the first time the full horror of a religious practice that Britain’s top vet…

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