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Please Stop Abdel Abdessemed Creating a Snuff Video

Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, crime, killed, killing, protection, slaughter, suffering )

- 1964 days ago -
We have until January 7 to stop Abdel Abdessemed plans to exhibit pig, a goat, a sheep, a calf, a cow and a horse being killed with a sledgehammer at the Centre Pompidou and video tape it. Another name for this is a snuff video.

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. (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:58 am
What a sick bastard. If there is any justice, it will not happen. If the government will not stop it, people must.

Sue H (7)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:59 am
How sick is that?? Noted and signed, thanks.

Beatrice B (112)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:18 am
Signed, thank you.

Arielle S (313)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:25 am
We need to let Abdel know that the real art here would be if the pig, goat, sheep, calf, cow and horse stompled him to death and then ate him....

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 10:58 am
Signed, of course.

Anyone here think this is art? Nope, didn't think so.

. (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 11:01 am
Signed and Noted.

Rahman Qureshi (76)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 11:17 am
Hurting animals is not art.

Beth S (330)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:05 pm
What a sick SOB. I wish someone would snuff Abdel Abdessemed out.

Beth S (330)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:10 pm
Signed petition and noted.

Lee Hampton (15)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:11 pm
Send this piece of excrement back to his hell-hole of origin.

Henrik T (31)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 2:05 pm

Jennifer W (40)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:06 pm
Slaughtering animals as 'entertainment' or 'art' is depraved and can warp some people's minds into harming humans.

pam w (139)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:41 pm
Horrible, disgusting, inhumane.....there are no words....

Stan B (123)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 5:15 pm
I cannot believe that any civilized country would allow this to happen.
I wonder which Muslim flea-pit Abdel originates from.

Kim O (396)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 8:49 pm
Signed!! Thanks Gillian, I hope they can stop this sicko!!!

Marie W (67)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 9:05 pm
Need to execute this sicko.

Christeen A (368)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 11:06 pm

Paulo R (13)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:41 am
We just need to gather some French animal lovers at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, on 7 January 2013 and help them take the sledgehammer away. Not before we try it out first on Adel's right knee. Does he have a permit from the French government to do this or is it all a big hoax? Abdessemed is criticized by animal rights activists who say the animal cruelty depicted in his artwork has been inflicted for the sake of the exhibits. Protests and death threats caused one exhibit to be cancelled.

Tommy S (11)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:45 am
I hope he is sterile-- he needs seeing to-- the thought that he may be capable of breeding is horrific

. (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:47 am

Giana P (398)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:20 am
Too horrific for words! What crazy sick humans walk this earth!

Jaime A (52)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:42 am
Done, sick individual.

Gysele v (213)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:53 am

Andrea N (213)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:03 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Danuta W (1249)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:20 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:18 am
Signed,thanks. God almighty what a useless maggot. Cannot beleive this is even allowed,not considered animal cruelty??? How is that possible as i think this is a vile form of animal cruelty...Not even sure sure who is a bigger maggot here??? This pathetic idiot or the snuff audience,either way i sure would love along with you animal lovers erverywhere and have a face to face.

Carol C (97)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 5:57 am
OMG....can't believe there are actually people out there that would want to watch this kind of thing, UGH!!

Signed and Noted. Thank you.

Solitary E (324)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:44 am
I want to kill him with a sledgehammer.

Suzanne L (99)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:51 am
N&S. No art or artist in this. Is there no law preventing such a thing?

Gloria p (304)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:14 am
Signed. Come of the comments are just as violent. It's all sad.

Michele W (106)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:14 am
This sick bastard needs to be educated that what he plans to do is NOT art!
Noted and signed.

Carolanne P (59)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:18 am
What a complete sicko! He must be stopped & others like him!!!

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:39 am
Signed on different sites! This is totally insane!

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:41 am
And shared to of course...can't believe it's on at Pompidou; a very serious museum

Hayley C (7)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:59 am

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:02 am

Kate A (10)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:08 pm
S/N, thank u

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:26 pm
signed. This person is not right in the head and needs to be taken off the streets to protect the public and the animals.

Elizabeth O (94)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:51 pm

Wednesday January 2, 2013, 12:52 pm
OMG!!! Just give me 5 minutes alone with this worthless, pond scum slimebag.... and you can even video tape it !!!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 1:26 pm
Read and signed. Thanks for posting, Gillian.
This person truly is pathetically sick.
Let's all just hope that some force or power intevenes and not only stops this 'event' from happening, but all possible similar future ones as well.

Yvonne Taylor (37)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:28 pm
Signed. Disgusting that this should even have to have a petition, how is this legal?

Waltraud U (85)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 2:34 pm
done ty

Irene Leggett (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:58 pm
Truly a sick, evil person and why should he be considered above the law of the land?

Mike M (40)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:07 pm

Patricia H (440)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:25 pm

janet f (29)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:26 pm
I'm assuming that this scum lives in France. Don't they have laws that protect animals from barbarians?

Jane M (20)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:31 pm

Esther Z (94)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:40 pm
Noted and already signed.

Tammy T (12)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 4:59 pm
First of all, this idiot isn't human or any body that has anything to do with him, secondly, this has got to be a freakin' joke ... who would ever let something this "evil, terrible, cruel and on & on, happen in their city or town, anywhere for that matter, this surely can't be happening ...

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:25 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:31 pm
This guy doesn't know what art is.

Christine S (134)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:23 pm
Pedophilia is wrong, and child pornography is illegal- we don't care how much the perverts want to say that it is their right to do such things, and we don't buy the nonsense that such videos are "art". Therefore, there is already precedence to deny the torment or killing of animals for "art". Animal torture is wrong, it is not legal, and no matter how much the creeps want to believe, it is NOT ART!

Jae A (316)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 8:32 pm
Horrible enough to think that anyone would want to d this but add to that ,as Carol Cowbrough brought to mind...that there are other people who would want to watch such a video.

Signed of course !

Paulo R (13)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:00 pm
The good news is that the French are organizing some of their own protest regarding this “art” show. ‘Occupy for Animals’ is planning a protest against the show on 07 January 2013. There is a very radical animal’s right group out there called the ALF (Animal Liberation Front). They can also help if contacted. Just what the doctor ordered for situations like these.

Occupy for Animals:

Animal Liberation Front:

. (7)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 9:40 pm
Noted and signed. I hope he can be stopped.

Leslene D (84)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:13 pm
Noted and signed - why would someone on that side not go and splatter his brains over canvas as art.

Quanta K (67)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:30 pm

Intan Surya D (3)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:46 pm
Noted and signed.

Fran F (118)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 11:06 pm
Horrible! This alleged art exhibit must be stopped! Noted and signed.

Maureen C (4)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 11:49 pm
Signé, and bonne chance to the groups in Paris protesting this.

How can killing any sentient being be considered "art"?

Victoria P (279)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 1:29 am
Already signed.

Unnikrishnan S (44)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 6:33 am

Patricia W (5)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 7:21 am
What a Sick Demented Bastard!!!! He MUST BE STOPPED!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:27 am
What sort of art is it???ISICK!!!!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:31 am
Do we know if he can have kids???If he can ,may I suggest a compulsory sterilisation with a sledgehammer?I really mean it!!!

Jay S (116)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 8:54 am
There's something seriously wrong with someone who does such sick things. He ought to be arrested. It is animal cruelty pure and simple.

emilia b (15)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 12:11 pm
my husband and I write

Ruth M (235)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 2:11 pm
There are no words for this - signed

Lois J (63)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 3:40 pm
Signed & noted. Much thanks, Gillian.

James M (144)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 4:59 pm
Done!! TY!!!

Alison A (244)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:55 am
Signed and noted, thanks Gillian.

sharon stringer (10)
Friday January 4, 2013, 9:00 pm
Signed and noted.This cannot surely go ahead ?? This is not art, but as many here have said already,ide like to see him hit over the head with a sledgehammer and then see if he thinks that is art!!!! Surely proper decency and commonsense will prevail here and the french authorities will arrest this sick individual,one can only hope.

Paulo R (13)
Monday January 7, 2013, 10:49 am
No, I didn’t forget about this issue. Today is 07 January 2013 and no animals were killed in the Adel Abdessemed show in Paris. The animals were killed in 2008.

There is a video made by Abdessemed called "Don't Trust Me" being shown at the museum that was made in 2008 that shows animals as they are slaughtered for consumption. It shows the animals being bludgeoned to death with a sledgehammer blow to the head in front of a brick wall. The animals killed include a pig, goat, deer, ox, horse and sheep. The video was shot on a farm in Mexico.

From Occupy for Animals:
“There is currently some panic being spread over Face Book concerning the exhibition of Adel Abdessemed in Paris. We have received a couple of emails from concerned people who wanted to inform us about something very disturbing that they had read referring to how an artist wants to enchain a horse, a cow, a goat, a pig, a sheep and a fawn and then kill them with a hammer. This is nonsense and not true.”

“The French are outraged! French animal rights activists, animal lovers and normal people alike, are outraged and shocked at the fact that their national modern art museum, the Centre Georges Pompidou, promotes these violent and tasteless works that have, in their and in many other people's humble opinion, nothing to do with real art and creativity, and they want the exhibition to be cancelled.”
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