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Austrian authorities ban selling sacrificial animals to Muslims

AUSTRIAN AUTHORITIES BAN SELLING SACRIFICIAL ANIMALS TO MUSLIMS

Selling sacrificial animals to people who might slaughterl animals according to Muslim tradition has been banned by Austrian authorities in Styria province.

Slaughtering a sacrificial animal is a common Eid ceremony, banned recently in Austria.

Austria's rural Styria province informed sheep and goat farmers that they should not sell to anyone who might kill animals according to Muslim tradition - without legally required stunning or without veterinary oversight.

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