The Palestinian mayor of Hebron has known as for residents within the West Financial institution metropolis to kill stray canines in trade for a money reward.
Mayor Tayseer Abu Sneineh proposed the bounty of 20 shekels, or $5.50 USD, throughout a radio broadcast earlier this week, as a doable resolution to town’s overpopulation of strays which he stated have been “haunting the lives of Hebron residents,” the Jerusalem Put up reported.
At the very least some metropolis dwellers took the order to coronary heart, and social media was quickly flooded with photos of stray canines being killed or tortured.
Abu Sneineh was sentenced to life in jail together with three others for his involvement in a terrorist assault in Hebron in 1980 which left six college students lifeless, together with two Americans. He and his conspirators have been later launched as a part of prisoner exchanges.
Abu Sneineh has served as town mayor since 2017.
Mayor Tayseer Abu Sneineh proposed the bounty of 20 shekels, or $5.50 USD, as a doable resolution to town’s overpopulation of stray canines.
After listening to the announcement, social media was flooded with stray canines being killed or tortured.
The doggie loss of life notices instantly drew protests from native animal rights activists, together with the Animal and Atmosphere Affiliation in Bethlehem.
The doggie loss of life notices instantly drew protests from native animal rights activists. The Animal and Atmosphere Affiliation in Bethlehem — the one animal shelter within the West Financial institution — denounced the transfer.
“This bloody marketing campaign resulted in killing many canines, [by] capturing, hanging, abusing, operating over them by vehicles,” they wrote in an announcement posted to Fb. “What occurred at the moment is past humanity and ethics. No faith would settle for such barbaric actions towards harmless animals.”