Protest Against The Gadhimai Slaughter Festival

11/10/2014 - Our lovely supporters and guest speakers, including actress and animal welfare campaigner, Joanna Lumley, joined us and Animal Welfare Network Nepal in front of the Nepalese Embassy, London, to campaign against a religious festival which will see the slaughter of up to 250,000 animals next month.
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Joanna Lumley urges Nepal to banl sacrifice of 250,000 animals

Joanna Lumley urges Nepal to banl sacrifice of 250,000 animals

Appalled: Actress Joanna Lumley yesterday urged Nepal to ban a ‘festival of slaughter’ in which up to terrified animals are killed

Article from Global Animal about animal sacrifice in India

A court in remote northern India has banned a long tradition of sacrificing animals for religious reasons, deeming the practice cruel and barbaric. Many goats are sacrificed at Hindu temples.

Stop Gadhimai-Schlachtfest! November 28 Please signe

Gadhimai-Schlachtfest - Berlin Online: Report on a protest held outside the Nepalese embassy in Berlin. Organised by Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt - a German charity with ideals very similar to our own!

International Business Times article on India's attitude towards and role in the Gadhimai slaughter festival

India is on its way to Mars - but it must stop the ritual slaughter in its own backyard.

Every five years, the month-long Gadhimai festival is held in southern Nepal to honor the Hindu goddess of power, Gadhimai. Approximately 500,000 animals are brutally slaughtered, making this the world’s largest sacrifice of animals. The next such festival is scheduled for November 2014,  Help stop this ruthless massacre by signing our petition at EndTheSacrifice.org  #animalrights #animalsacrifice #worldslargestmassacre

Stop the Worlds Largest animal massacre at Goddess Gadhimai festival by Hindus. Sign the petition now.

Gadhimai-Schlachtfest - Berlin Online: Report on a protest held outside the Nepalese embassy in Berlin. Organised by Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt - a German charity with ideals very similar to our own!

Stop Gadhimai-Schlachtfest! November 28 Please signe

Activistas por los derechos de los animales encienden velas de mantequilla durante una manifestación en las afueras de Katmandú,Nepal. Los participantes protestan en contra del sacrificio masivo de búfalos, cabras y gallinas que se realizará a finales de noviembre (2009), siguiendo la quinquenal festividad hindú del Gadhimai. (Fuente http://tinyurl.com/yguukfs)

Activistas por los derechos de los animales encienden velas de mantequilla durante una manifestación en las afueras de Katmandú,Nepal. Los participantes protestan en contra del sacrificio masivo de búfalos, cabras y gallinas que se realizará a finales de noviembre (2009), siguiendo la quinquenal festividad hindú del Gadhimai. (Fuente http://tinyurl.com/yguukfs)

Nitin Mehta, founder of the Young Indian Vegetarians, Joanna Lumley, actress and Compassion Patron, and Anil Bhanot, managing director of Hindu Council UK presented 76,105 signatures to the Nepalese embassy

Nitin Mehta, founder of the Young Indian Vegetarians, Joanna Lumley, actress and Compassion Patron, and Anil Bhanot, managing director of Hindu Council UK presented 76,105 signatures to the Nepalese embassy

Joanna Lumley asked the question on everyone's lips: why can't we celebrate Gadhimai without the slaughter?

Appalled: Actress Joanna Lumley yesterday urged Nepal to ban a ‘festival of slaughter’ in which up to terrified animals are killed

Mass animal sacrifice case - Telegraph India article. Judges have ruled to tighten boarder controls between India and Nepal during November to stop the illegal exportation of animals to the Gadhimai festival!

Judges have ruled to tighten boarder controls between India and Nepal during November to stop the illegal exportation of animals to the Gadhimai festival!

Everybody lent a hand to support the end of the brutality associated with this festival

Everybody lent a hand to support the end of the brutality associated with this festival

Thanks so much to everyone who came to show their support for the campaign

Thanks so much to everyone who came to show their support for the campaign

Speakers and Compassion staff get ready to call on the Nepalese government to stop funding this horrific cruelty

Speakers and Compassion staff get ready to call on the Nepalese government to stop funding this horrific cruelty

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