Stop Killing Stray Animals due preparation for Eurovision2012 in Baku!
  • Petitioned President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev;

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President Of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev;
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev;
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European Council
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International Organisation of Animal Protection
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Stop Killing Stray Animals due preparation for Eurovision2012 in Baku!

    1. Yana  Stevens
    2. Petition by

      Yana Stevens

      Heyfield, Australia

Baku is currently undergoing renovations and accommodations for the 2012 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST. However, the preparations don't stop at structural improvements. In fact, innocent stray animals are being Shot,Poisoned or Brutally Slaughtered to clean up the streets of Baku and surrounding regions.By the law of Azerbaijan killing animals is illegal.But no matter this there is government organisation which name is Baki Shahar Ijra Hakimiyyati which is totally sponsored by government and they bring order of president to clean up the streets from stray animals to reality.When people sent lots of letters to President to stop this cruelty,he officially said on TV Channel that its illegal in Azerbaijan and not happening,but we know that it does,we have photos,people see every day happening at school a front of kids,at their yards at any time day or night.We want it to stop!!PLEASE HELP US TO BE HEARD!!WE SPEAK UP FOR ANIMALS BECAUSE THEY CANNOT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES!!ALL THESE ANIMALS HAVE VERY LOVING NATURE DESPITE BEING NEGLECTED BY GOVERNMENT AND ITS AUTHORITIES.ALSO IT IS GOING TO GET WORSE AFTER NEW YEARS EVE DUE TO INTENSIVE PREPARATION FOR APRIL-MAY 2012.WE HEARD THAT THEY PLANNING TO USE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT TO BURN ANIMALS ALIVE RIGHT ON STREET,PLEASE HELP US TO STOP IT BEFORE IT WILL BE TOO LATE.

By now there is no excuse for anyone exterminate stray animals at random. There are plenty of people willing to save them and help them find new homes, as well as methods to deal with the problem of strays that don't involve killing them.We believe that Government has enough finances to fix this problem different way which doesnt involve animal cruelty.Neighbours countries like Turkey sterilize all stray dogs and cats,other countries like Georgia open animal shelter where animals could be adopted.

We must bring this matter to the attention of Azerbaijan's authorities so we can prevent any more cruelty as soon as possible. Sign your name asking President Ilham Aliyev to step in and stand up for Azerbaijan's stray animals.Also we want all European Authorities and Official Sponsores to know what stays behind Azerbaijan's preparation for Eurovision Song Contest 2012!!!

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    1. situation after Eurovision

      Yana  Stevens
      Petition Organizer

      So far nothing has been done to improve the situation,the dogs are continued to be killed very brutally and violent.Just recently they killed a lovely white female dog who i really loved and we all were looking for home for her(the photo below in the link),she was such a sweetheart,it happened early morning when no one was around to save her,all her pups have been taking away and burned alive in the box where they were sleeping.The pups were only 3 weeks old.It was very sad, I couldn't eat anything for 3 days that we didn't save this angel.So what to say that the Government doesn't care what we are asking for,we are just asking to stop their massacre and start their sterilisation.We don't dream about animal shelter any more..Just this..

    2. Reached 20,000 signatures
    3. additional info to post below

      Yana  Stevens
      Petition Organizer

      So we are hoping that we will see justice at least for what they have done yesterday.I will keep you informed.The article is coming soon with photos.Thank you to everyone who is fighting for animal rights in Azerbaijan,feels like human rights need to be fixed there as well..

    4. Yesterday 11 dogs and pups were killed afront of my mum and she was injured

      Yana  Stevens
      Petition Organizer

      It has been over 3 months since petition started,and so far no results at all.They still kill,poisoned or shot poor stray dogs and pups.Yesterday they shot and bashed 11 dogs and pups almost a front of my mums eyes.She tried to stopped them,and was very shocked to discover that 11 yo boy with the raffle has been with them instead of school,and was brutally killing puppies (who by the way were supposed to be taken to their new home on the next day).So she mentioned that to his father that what kind of lessen does he give to his son and when will they stop doing it,she evne mentioned that its illegal to do so(which it is illegal by the law),and what was the outcome-He Hit my mum quite hard,she covered herself with her hand,and her hand is now bruised ,red and swollen.Then she went to police but they refused to open the case,so she went to another one at 7pm in cold winter with bruised sore arm she had to travel to another police station just to record the violent act.So we are hoping

    5. Reached 15,000 signatures
    6. just found out some information ,see below

      Yana  Stevens
      Petition Organizer

      that they are planning to skin all these dogs now,like China does and use for some military stuff ..This is such a cruel idea.Cant believe they use China as an example..This is really bad,we need to let the Government know that we know everything..Whole World knows..They try to hide it as if i would change the page into english ,this information would disappear,it only appears in Azerbaijani,so i had to use Google Translator to get the idea of this article..I share it with you http://www.milli.az/news/society/85621.html#comments

    7. We got over 4000 signatures already within couple of days!

      Yana  Stevens
      Petition Organizer

      Thank You to everyone who supports us.We believe that this petition will work..and help us to save thousands lives of innocent animals in Baku and surrounding areas.Please keep sharing..
      God Bless you all!!!

    8. Reached 4,000 signatures

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    • Ramaswamy Srinivasan HYDERABAD, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      This is inhuman, to KILL the dogs for no reason. It only shows the incapability of the Government to even manage the stray dogs in a more humane way. It is so unfortunate that such officials are governing the country. Please stop this atrocity immediately.

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    • Mansour Eghtedari PARAMUS, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      I am an Animal lover .

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    • Sara Karas KOPER, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      shame

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    • Katerina Khudobko SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
      • over 2 years ago

      To kill defenceless animals - it is not humanity.

      It characterises the person from its most low and mean party.

      Shame that who it supposes!!!

      Besides, vagrant animals are the huge not used resource - they can be learnt on security dogs or seeing eye dogs for blind, instead of to spend enormous means for cultivation in nurseries.

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    • farima smith LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 2 years ago

      Please please for God's sake stop this campaign of murdering dogs. It's not their fault that they are strays, if you had a proper method of reducing their numbers you wouldn't have this problem. They need love & care and a place to live not on the streets, so they can be abused & murdered. You well know it's illegal to kill these animals, but it still happens.

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