Figures from Belgium: About 4 animal mistreatment cases per day

In 2013, the Animal Welfare Unit of Belgium has received 1,568 complaints related to animal mistreatments. This means more than 4 complaints per day. Following these complaints, 491 fines have been done.
Belgium Law provides stricter fines for animal mistreatments since 2012. Penalties have doubled. 

More information on http://www.dhnet.be/actu/belgique/plus-de-4-animaux-maltraites-par-jour-532ef1e935707711f4b01d17

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Turkey: New penalty fines for dog's mutilation (ear crop and tail dock)

Turkey's Ministry of Forestry and Water Works has set new penalty fines some animal offences. Among the new rules, removing organs and cutting off parts of animals without medical necessity will be fined 600€. This is outlawing the common practice of ear cropping and tail docking of dogs (often hunting dogs). A lot of EU Countries are still allowing such a practice.

More information on http://www.worldbulletin.net/health-environment/129285/turkey-to-fine-animal-rights-abusers

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An Animal Welfare Bill will be voted in Malaysia

On June 24th, the parliament of Malaysia will meet for the first time. This meeting is awaited by many animal welfare organisations because the Government promised that an Animal Welfare Bill will be introduced. This bill could be a big step for animal welfare in Malaysia at it proposed to sanction with fines and emprisonment acts of animal cruelty.

More information on: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com

 

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