Asalet from Eyes on Animals met with Islam theologian professor Dr. Faruk Beşer. He is a respected and influential theologian. Asalet told him about the suffering he sees inside Turkish abattoirs and the difference stunning animals (rendering them unconscious) prior to tethering, shackling and cutting their throats, makes to the level of fear and pain they experience. They … [Read more...] about Meeting the influential theologian about Islam and the need to accept stunning in Turkish abattoirs
Asalet, our inspector and trainer in Turkey for Eyes on Animals, was on BR TV in Turkey last night, together with a colleague from HAYTAP. Asalet explained his work at reducing animal suffering inside slaughterhouses and teaching the use of stunners to phase out the slaughter of fully conscious and sentient animals. He says a stunner like a captive bolt can at least make … [Read more...] about EonA interviewed extensively on Turkish television
On September 16th Ghana television reported on a workshop WACPAW hosted, with support from EonA, promoting compassion to farm animals. The workshop was geared towards butchers, Imams, agricultural scholars and farmers and was a great success. Watch the TV interview with Safian, director of WACPAW. … [Read more...] about WACPAW/EonA Workshop on Compassion for Farm Animals in Tamale (Ghana) reported on Ghana television !
The "Compassionate People" program by WACPAW, with support from EonA, educates and advocates for compassionate relationships between humans, animals, and the environment. One of its aims is to promote largely plant-based diets. On September 1, 2023, WACPAW trained Chogu Yapalsi M/A Primary School staff and sixth-grade students in Northern Ghana on preparing affordable … [Read more...] about Compassionate People program launched in Ghana- our first training focused on traditional plant-based dishes
During our visit to the JFamco slaughterhouse in Accra (December 2022), we witnessed deeply distressing treatment of chickens. They were subjected to very brutal killing methods, which entailed having their throats cut first and then being thrown into a deep container while still conscious. Due to inadequate restraint during the cutting process, the cuts were often … [Read more...] about Mitigation of chicken suffering at JFamco slaughterhouse in Accra (Ghana)