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Religious Animal Sacrifices Banned In Sri Lanka’s Hindu Temples

Religious Animal Sacrifices Banned In Sri Lanka’s Hindu Temples

Sri Lanka's government has agreed to ban animal sacrifice rituals in the country's Hindu temples. The Cabinet, headed by President Maithripala Sirisena, has approved the proposal submitted by Deva Manoharan Swaminathan, the Minister for Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development,...
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Animal Welfare Board Urges Indian Government to End Cow, Camel, Goat, and Sheep Sacrifices...

The practice of sacrificing animals for the Muslim festival Bakrid is being questioned by Indian authorities and animal welfare organizations. Bakrid, also known as Eid al-Adha, will be observed in August. The festival, which translates to...