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Brigitte Bardot sends PM Kopacz letter on cruelty to geese

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Nick Hodge 15.12.2014 09:59
French actress Brigitte Bardot has written an open letter to Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz over the treatment of geese in the country.

Photo: wikipedia/S.Ilyas

Bardot, who is heavily involved in the fight for animal rights through her Brigitte Bardot Foundation, wrote that certain practices on Polish farms – including the collection of down feathers from live geese – are inhumane.

In her letter, Bardot argued that the country should “ban these heinous and unacceptable practices.”

A similar letter was sent to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban after Bardot watched a news documentary.

“French television broadcast terrible images, shot on Polish and Hungarian farms, showing live geese being plucked in dirty and revolting conditions,” wrote a statement on the Foundation’s website.

“This barbaric operation, which causes severe injury and extreme suffering to birds, can be repeated up to four times a year!” (rg)

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