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Petition to End the Faroe Islands' Whale & Dolphin Slaughter

Thousands of signatures have now been presented in person to the Faroe Islands Government. Add your voice to this petition to keep up the demand until this cruel whale slaughter is banned.

Hundreds of pilot whales are slaughtered every year on the Faroe Islands, a small group of islands north of Europe. Faroe men go out with boats to drive these animals into a fjord using nets to block their way back to sea. The whales then beach themselves, or are pulled ashore with a blunt hook lodged in their blowholes. Once beached and defenceless these whales are killed by having their spinal cords and major blood vessels cut. It can take up to three and a half minutes for a whale to eventually die. More »

Please show the Faroe Islands that the international community is strongly opposed to this cruel slaughter by signing this petition to the Faroe Islands Prime Minister.

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“We, the undersigned, call on the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands to recognise the growing international objection to the unnecessary cruelty involved in the killing of whales and dolphins, and to ban the slaughter of these intelligent marine mammals in the Faroe Islands.”

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