Finland: Finnish Court Hears Illegal Halal Slaughter Case Involving 2,500 Sheep

A court in Finland began hearing a case of alleged illegal Halal slaughter of up to 2,500 sheep this week, with prosecutors claiming the animals were slaughtered without being stunned beforehand in accordance with the law.

The animal welfare trial began this week in the District Court of Ostrobothnia in Western Finland and involves the main defendant accused of a felony animal welfare offence and then others accused of lesser charges.

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