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>stood to profit handsomely from his plan to bring modern >feedlots to Iraq, those foul-smelling operations that >pack thousands of cattle and hogs into tightly confined >pens. "They are meat eaters," he brayed. "Iraq is not >a vegetarian society." Aside from the other considerations as to humane treatment of animals, and the rest of this mess, I seem to remember hearing that Islam has rules as to how animals can be treated or slaughtered (similar to the Jews?). For instance, that a prayer must be said when slaughtering animals -- that in one high-speed operation a high speed tape was played next to the decapitation machines. I know very little about this, but perhaps someone with expertise could evaluate the plans in terms of what would be religiously permissible for a Muslim to eat? ________________________________________________________________ The best thing to hit the internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! Surf the web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk