Marianne Thieme
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Campaigner on humane animal slaughter

In December the Dutch parliament is expected to approve a ban on halal and kosher methods of slaughter.

Some groups are claiming it is a violation of their religious freedom.

Marianne Thieme from the Party for Animals told BBC News she understood why feelings were running high among Jewish and Muslim groups but that more modern methods should be used.

  • 04 Nov 2011