Many tourists does every year, way past the over 4000 year-old pyramids at Giza in Egypt.
But now strikes both tourists and dyrevelfærdsorganisationen PETA alert because of what they call gross animal cruelty against the working animals at the popular tourist destination.
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'Horses and camels are being forced to carry guests on her back or in horse-drawn carriages for the tourist destinations in the excessive heat without access to food, water or shadow', writes the organization on their asian department's most recent investigation in Egypt.
They also describe that they have seen the camels get beaten up with sticks at the carmel market in Birqash.
In a video, as you can see in the top of the article (WARNING: It is violent images) , documenting the PETA something of the ill-treatment they describe in the text.
'the Workers of Giza has been seen continuously beat a horse that had collapsed, while it was forced to lug a tourist in a carriage. They stopped first to knock it, since it finally managed to stand up. Eyewitnesses tell, that it quickly was put to work again, even though it had been seriously hurt by the fall', writes PETA.
the Organization therefore urges that you never ride on one of the many animals that keeps this industry going. Also suggests, PETA, that you ask the tour company and the hotel, on the promoting rideturene at Giza, when you are booking your travel.
Also the media the New York Times has a longer report described the extensive animal cruelty, which apparently takes place at the egyptian tourist attractions at Giza.
In the article describes the Hungarian tourist Noémi Haszon the shock she got when she witnessed the treatment, the animals of the pyramids are exposed.
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- The poor horses. It was like a completely different world, says Noémi Haszon to the american media.
She has to be returned from the horrifying trip to Egypt started a petition which she is asking the Egyptian government to put in laws to prevent animal cruelty by the country's tourist destinations. Nearly 50,000 have at the time of writing written on it.
'This area is hell on earth for horses and camels. The here horror must be stopped now', she writes in the text to underskriftindsamlingen.