Rivers of Blood and the Animal Holocaust
Much has been made of the horrifying images of the blood flowing through the streets of Dhaka in the aftermath of Eid Al Adha- 2016
As it should these images have created a visceral impact on the world about the scale of animal slaughter in the name of God – carried on, on this holy day. It appears a 100MM animals were slaughtered worldwide.
Muslims have offered legitimate and cogent arguments stating that this scale of slaughter is far less than the animal husbandry practiced by the west and the staggering number of animals consumed per year which is estimated to be 56 Billion farmed animals and this does not include fish and seafood – http://www.humanesociety.org/news/resources/research/stats_slaughter_totals.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/
And they are correct. There are far more deplorable practices followed globally that go beyond just slaughtering animals for food. The Chinese have festivals like #yulin where they fry dogs and cats alive and the…
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