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Greens call for end to cruel live sheep export, start by preventing Awassi Express loading

In the wake of the shocking, cruel deaths of 2800 sheep exported from Perth on the Awassi Express, the Greens are calling on the Turnbull government to withdraw permission for the ship to load the current flock of sheep in Fremantle, and for the live sheep trade to be wound up.

“Agriculture Minister David Littleproud must act to end the cruelty and mass deaths of thousands of sheep. He must stop sheep being loaded onto the Awassi Express,” Victorian senator and federal Greens agriculture spokesperson Janet Rice said.

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Greens call for end to cruel live sheep export, start by preventing Awassi Express loading

In the wake of the shocking, cruel deaths of 2800 sheep exported from Perth on the Awassi Express, the Greens are calling on the Turnbull government to withdraw permission for the ship to load the current flock of sheep in Fremantle, and for the live sheep trade to be wound up.

“Agriculture Minister David Littleproud must act to end the cruelty and mass deaths of thousands of sheep. He must stop sheep being loaded onto the Awassi Express,” Victorian senator and federal Greens agriculture spokesperson Janet Rice said.

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