Government of Egypt: stop poisoning and shooting stray animals!

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This petition has been started by Occupy for Animals on 20th of January, 2013

For further information on this petition, please visit: http://www.occupyforanimals.org/egypt-has-organized-intensive-campaigns-against-stray-animals-the-animals-are-being-poisoned-with-strychnine-andor-shot-dead-with-rifles.html

On January 10, 2013, the citizens of Suez had been waked up by the sounds of gunshots and were surprised to discover in the morning, that stray dogs had been shot dead and dumped beside the garbage bins on the streets, waiting to be removed.

According to SUEZ NEWS NETWORK, the massacre was ordered by the Governor of Suez, Military General Samir Badr Aglan.

On January 15, 2013 Dr. Suad Al-Kholi, Director of Veterinary Medicine, announced that the Directorate has organized intensive campaigns against stray animals which resulted in the extermination of 1,757 dogs and 518 cats stray while 3,266 animals had been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease and Rift Valley Fever.

In another announcement, the undersecretary of the Veterinary Services in Ismailia, stated that the extermination campaigns will be extended to other cities and regions; that they will use strychnine to poison the animals and / or will kill them with rifles.

According to the same announcement, the extermination campaign is organized in the city of Ismailia until January 31, from 15 to 17 of January in the village of Ein twig, and from 19 to 21 January in Balillaah.

In Qantara Sharq Center until January 24, and the Department of Abu Sawyer until January 13, Fayed Center until January 29 and Bakasasin from 5 to 31 January and Paltel great until January 30, and West Qantara until 31 January 2013.

Please help to stop the killings of stray animals in Egypt - please sign our petition and ask your friends and family members to sign it, too.

By signing this petition, the message that you can read below will instantly be sent to the following addressees:

The President of Egypt, Mr Mohamed Morsi
The Chairperson of the General Organization of Veterinary Services, Military General and Dr. Osama Selim 
Ministry of Agriculture and Lands Cultivation, Dr. Salah Mohamed Abdel Moemen Khalil
Ministry of Interior, Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim Mohamed Moustafa
Ministry of Religious Endowment (Awkaf), Dr. Talaat Mohamed Afify Salem
Ministry of Health and Housing, Dr. Mohamed Mostafa Mohamed Ahmed Hamed
Ministry of Media, Mr. Metwaly Salah Abdel Maksoud Metwaly
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Tarek Wafik Mohamed
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mohamed Kamel Ali Amr
Ministry of State Environment Affairs, Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy
Ministry of State for Local Development, Dr. Mohamed Aly Ismail Beshr
Ministry of Justice, Dr. Mohamed Saber Ibrahim Arab
Ministry of Education, Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed Ghoneim Deif
Ministry of State for Parliamentary Councils Affairs, Dr. Omar Mohamed Mohamed Salem
Ministry of Tourism, Mr. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou

 

AFTER signing this petition, please sign also the petition that our Egyptian correspondent, Dina Zulfikar, had started in 2007http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/stop-the-mass-slaughtering-of-street-dogs-in-egypt.html

Thank you for signing and for speaking up for Egypt's homeless animals.

This petition will be delivered to:
  • Ministry of Religious Endowment (Awkaf)
    Dr. Talaat Mohamed Afify Salem
  • Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy
    Ministry of State Environment Affairs (Dr. Khaled Mohamed Fahmy)
  • The Chairperson of the General Organization of Veterinary Services
    Military General and Dr. Osama Selim (The Chairperson of the General Organization of Veterinary Serv
  • Ministry of Interior
    Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim Mohamed Moustafa (Ministry of Interior)
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
    Dr. Tarek Wafik Mohamed (Ministry of Housing and Urban Development)
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Lands Cultivation
    Dr. Salah Mohamed Abdel Moemen Khalil (Ministry of Agriculture and Lands Cultivation)
  • Ministry of State for Parliamentary Councils Affairs
    Dr. Omar Mohamed Mohamed Salem (Ministry of State for Parliamentary Councils Affairs)
  • Ministry of Justice
    Dr. Mohamed Saber Ibrahim Arab (Ministry of Justice)
  • Ministry of Health and Housing
    Dr. Mohamed Mostafa Mohamed Ahmed Hamed (Ministry of Health and Housing)
  • Ministry of State for Local Development
    Dr. Mohamed Aly Ismail Beshr (Ministry of State for Local Development)
  • Ministry of Education
    Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed Ghoneim Deif (Ministry of Education)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Ambassador Mohamed Kamel Ali Amr (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Ministry of Media
    Mr. Metwaly Salah Abdel Maksoud Metwaly
  • The President of Egypt
    Mr Mohamed Morsi (The President of Egypt)


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