Live Goat to be Ripped Apart in Nepal
  • Petitioned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN ML)

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Communist Party of Nepal (CPN ML)
Nepali Congress Central Office
Rastriya Prajatantra Party
Right Honorable President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav
Ministry of Tourism
Rt. Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai
Foreign Minister Secretariat
Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
Communist Party of Nepal (Unified)
Tarai Madhesh Loktantrik Party

Live Goat to be Ripped Apart in Nepal

    1. Carin Zellerman
    2. Petition by

      Carin Zellerman

      Stockholm, Sweden

During the annual Khokana Festival in Nepal, a 5-6 months old female goat is thrown into a pond and ripped apart while she is still alive. A group of young men enter the pond and attack, bite and tear the goat apart. The man who finally kills the goat is proclaimed a ‘hero’ and leads the dance procession which follows. According to Khokana residents this spectacle provides religious merit, although religious leaders have suggested that animals be replaced by fruits and vegetables to stop the suffering.

The Khokana Festival is held in August. Please ask the authorities to ban this cruel practice and to put an end to animal sacrifice in Nepal!

 

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    • Jo De George NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
      • over 1 year ago

      It's totally barbaric. To what point is this being done. It's the 21st Century. These practices should be abandoned.

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    • winnie tan SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE
      • about 2 years ago

      Nepal is still a third world country. so backward and so uncivilised. the Nepalese government should STOP AND BAN this ritual forever.

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    • winnie tan SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE
      • about 2 years ago

      this type of ritual is very cruel. it will definitely bring bad karma , retributions and disasters to the country and its people. are the people in Nepal so uncivilised? we cannot tolerate this cruel and inhumane killing of innocent goats. May these people be cursed for ripping the goats alive.

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    • NANCY BRAGG VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • about 2 years ago

      Fri Aug 31 '12 What century are we in ??? the 21st RIGHT!!!! This is barbaric!! This religious rite, is mindless, & other things I am avoiding saying.... DO THESE YOUNG MEN (being polite) have minds of their own??????? DESPICABLE - EVEN THE RELIGIOUS LEADERS "WANT CHANGE"!!!!!!

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    • Charlotte Naufahu CHICO, CA
      • about 2 years ago

      Because that is FUCKED UP!

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