While both right-wing nationalists as animal rights activism worldwide commitment to a ban on ritual slaughter, fear of religious minorities as the victims. That's in Belgium already the case. the
“a Dishonest anti-semites”
Antwerp rabbi David Schmahl mulls in an article in The New York Times about the imported measure: “You never know what the true intentions are of people. Unless they honestly say what they intend, but anti-semites are usually not honest”. Schmahl says that there are still more laws to be introduced that for the community makes it harder for according to their traditions to life.
So, according to him, recently voted into law that home-based schooling regulates. Home schooling is quite popular with jews making Schmahl the stricter rules it regards as impeding jewish traditions: “It reminds me of similar situations for the Second world War, when the Germans were such laws introduced”. the
Slaughter without suffering
In Europe there is a law that states that the slaughtering of animals, unnecessary suffering may bring about. In cattle comes down to a shot in the head. Chickens are upside down on hooks hung through an electric bath led them to shock.
But such measures are in direct contradiction to some of the directives of islam and judaism. That an animal should be killed by the throats. That happens without any form of anesthetic.looking for ‘halal' meat
live In Belgium there are about 500.000 muslims and more than 30,000 jews. They celebrated last year their last day and with the animals anaesthetized were allowed to slaughter, on approved slachtvloeren although. This year the feast of sacrifice, they will probably have meat to order from abroad which, according to some, it could lead to shortages.
Flemish minister for animal Welfare Ben Weyts (N-VA) is the minister responsible for the new law. In June last year, he found a consensus for a ban on anaesthetized slaughter from 2019. As of August 31, 2019 is anaesthetized slaughter is also banned in Wallonia.