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Deer hunt followers attempt to hide cruelty

category meath | animal rights | news report author Thursday December 11, 2008 17:25author by ICABS - Irish Council Against Blood Sports

Witness the lengths to which followers of the Ward Union hunt will go to hide the suffering caused to deer during their cruel hunt. Our short film includes scenes in which hunt monitors from the Irish Council Against Blood Sports are verbally abused and harassed on public roads.

Hunt followers attempt to hide cruelty
10 December 2008

Witness the lengths to which followers of the Ward Union hunt will go to hide the suffering caused to deer during their cruel hunt.

Our short film includes November 2008 scenes in which hunt monitors from the Irish Council Against Blood Sports are verbally abused and harassed on public roads. Also shown is the vehicle of a hunt follower driving slowly in the middle of a road in an attempt to interfere with the monitoring and filming of the hunt.

The film ends with a montage of footage captured by ICABS over the past few hunt seasons. The footage shows terrified deer being chased by the hounds, cornered, bitten and dragged head-first to the ground.

All footage was filmed during Ward Union hunts in County Meath by Irish Council Against Blood Sports monitors.

Please respond to our ongoing action alert. Ask Minister Gormley to stop licensing this cruel hunt and to fulfil his party's pre-election promise that they would end blood sports when they got into government.

Email "Stop Licensing the Ward Union" to Environment Minister John Gormley (Green Party) to minister@environ.ie
CC: info@greenparty.ie

THANK YOU

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