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  אדר ב 4, 5774 , 06/03/14

Muslim Group Slams Veterinarian Claim about Shehita

The Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organization which aims to promote understanding among non-Muslims, condemned, Thursday, "without reservation" an attack by the newly-elected president of the British Vetinary Association on Muslim and Jewish methods of slaughtering animals for meat, according to Agence France Presse.

Chief executive Mohammed Shafiq said, "The Muslim and Jewish communities are uniting to take on the bigoted campaign that is trying to ban our right to practice our faith in regards to halal and kosher meat." He added, "Some may claim it is about animal welfare but Jews and Muslims know this is an excuse for racism and bigotry."

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