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Carnage in Tunisia

Date posted: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Lebanese Hunting Club (dated 10 January but subsequently erased) used these horrifying images to advertise hunting trips in Tunisia. 

Tunusian law sets no quota on the number of Thrushes and Starlings that can be killed

© Claudia Feltrup-Azafzaf, Friends of the Birds Association.

Widely shared by conservation organizations and activists, this graphic invitation for tourists to slaughter excessive numbers of birds provoked indignation and disgust among Internet users, who are calling on the Tunisian authorities to eradicate these barbaric practices. Because let's be clear - no matter how horrible these images are, and whatever we think of the Lebanese Hunting Club and the hunters who are immortalized in these photos, the hunting trip that produced such carnage was almost definitely authorised under Tunisian law. All the facts are here.

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