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TAKE ACTION NOW! EGYPT: Promote the Merciful Treatment of Animals - ForceChange


Animals  (tags: animals, animal cruelty, Egypt, animal rights, animal advocates, protections, world )

Cal
- 52 days ago - forcechange.com
Poverty is definitely an issue in Egypt and many people find it to be of more importance than animal rights. Stray animals, such as dogs and cats, are poisoned, shot or beaten without anyone being held accountable



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AniMae Chi (402)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:14 am
Your signature has been recorded.

T.Y. Cal
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:18 am
signed
 

Anne M. (126)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:44 am
noted and signed, thanks dear Cal!
 

Ismail A. (196)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:45 am
Noted and Signed, Thank you my friend Cal
 

Ana MESNER (187)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:52 am
. Your signature has been recorded.
 

Sandra Penna (74)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:31 am
notedand signed. thank you, Cal.
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:35 am
Signed > Your signature has been recorded.
& Thank you Cal
 

Joe R. (189)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:41 am
Thanks Cal. Signed and noted.
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 5:09 am
S;TY
 

Fi T. (16)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 5:35 am
The evidence of civilisation
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 5:41 am
signed
 

Christeen Anderson (471)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:12 am
N&S
 

Rhonda B. (106)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:16 am
Signed & Noted. Thank you Cal!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:24 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.
 

Mm M. (449)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:42 am
Noted and absolutely signed.Thanks for all you do Cal! xx
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:42 am
Noted and signed
 

Elizabeth Nipper (70)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:29 am
Signed and shared. Thanks Cal.
 

Ashley heffner (453)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:29 am
Signed.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:48 am
S+S-thx Cal
 

Carla van der Meer (519)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:17 am
S&N.
 

Carol J. (15)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:22 am
Noted & signed.
 

Carla van der Meer (519)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:22 am
S&N.
 

Ruth L. (296)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:24 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Cal
 

Jana DiCarlo (45)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:31 am
sn
 

Tina F. (97)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:38 am
Signed and noted! Thanks Cal!
 

Kay M. (351)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:45 am
done.
 

Debbie W. (115)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 10:48 am
Signed/Shared
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 11:03 am
noted,signed,shared on twitter,fb,g+,thx
 

Thomas B. (1)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 1:03 pm
Error 404!
 

Miia Suuronen (14)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 1:09 pm
Error 404-nothing found.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 2:34 pm
Sorry Cal, I am getting the following message: "Error 404 - Nothing Found."
 

norma laborie (32)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 2:51 pm
error too
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 3:46 pm
Signed.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:40 pm
Signed and noted.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:51 pm
I've seen groups of adults in Egypt.....they were encouraging children to throw stones at street dogs. This petition hasn't a chance in HELL of doing any good. Islam hates dogs because Mohammed hated dogs.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:02 pm
Those SOB'S don't understand, that what goes around comes around!
 

Dianne D. (457)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:40 pm
the link was broken.
 

Krista Slavin (187)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:11 pm
Error 404 - nothing found. Did note though
 

Michelle S. (457)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:52 pm
Error 404-Nothing found.
 

Marie W. (65)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 10:18 pm
S&N
 

Sandra Ferri (234)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 11:02 pm
Notdet, But i can not sign: Error 404- Nothing found
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 11:44 pm
Noted. Already signed. Thanks.
 

Magdalena J. (51)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 12:28 am
Done!
 

Taylor Story (17)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 12:50 am
Noted, but there is "Error 404" when trying to sign.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 12:57 am
Can't sign error 404 nothing found.
 

Fran away F. (111)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 1:44 am
Error 404. Will try later.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:22 am
error..
 

Arild Warud (163)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:51 am
Error 404 - Nothing Found
 

Mena V. (71)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:55 am
Error 404-nothing found.
 

Jeannette Ernst (4)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 3:26 am
Error -- page not found :-(
 

Tanya W. (46)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 4:21 am
I only got an error. Noted though
 

Allen O. (180)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:12 am
Error 404 - Nothing Found - noted - ThanksCal
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:38 am
Error 404?
 

Anne Montarou (81)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:50 am
Error 404
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:04 am
Error 404
 

Jeaneen A. (125)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:14 am
Tried putting it in their search box, still not found.
 

Glen Venezio (44)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:27 am
the petition is no longer there it appears, the text of the petition was as follows (found on Google's cache of the page):

Target: President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Goal: Support campaigns that educate Egyptians on the merciful treatment of animals

Poverty is definitely an issue in Egypt and many people find it to be of more importance than animal rights. Stray animals, such as dogs and cats, are poisoned, shot or beaten without anyone being held accountable. People beat their livestock while pulling carts on highways or down main roads. Not everybody believes animals are living souls that are worthy of respect and kindness. Despite the laws set to protect animals and animal rights, people continue to regard stray animals as vermin that are unworthy of mercy if people, themselves, do not receive mercy.

Articles 355 and 357 in the Egyptian Constitution disclose the penal code for harming animals. The penal codes reprimand the guilty parties by incarceration or by a fine. These laws do give a glimmer of hope for animals, but the problem is much greater in Egypt because laws are not applied systematically.

This shortcoming goes back to the idea that people themselves are not living a merciful life. Itís a sad cycle: A large number of the population doesnít make all that much money and the money they do make is through tedious work. To incarcerate them or have them pay a fine would be detrimental to their households. If they are incarcerated, who will provide for their family? If they are fined, how will their families survive poverty?

By signing this petition you will be helping existing organizations create awareness and urge the public to show stray animals and livestock mercy.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi,

It is understandable that the economic situation in Egypt is difficult, especially after the revolution. However, the cruel treatment of animals has always been an issue. Animals are subjected to harsh beating, they are being poisoned or shot and people lack compassion for beings God has created.

Itís understandable that the majority of the Egyptian public is struggling and that this topic seems unimportant in comparison to other national issues, but I assure you this is not the case. Showing mercy is one of the fundamental qualities in humans. Reviving or reminding individuals with this quality is necessary for people to coexist with animals, as well as with each other.

Kindness is not expensive. I urge the support of organizations that are spreading awareness on the kind treatment of animals and the encouragement to create new organizations that share the same goals.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 7:38 am
noted
 

Valerie H. (134)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 8:29 am
Error 404 - Nothing Found
 

Autumn S. (147)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 9:15 am
noted, I got Error 404, too
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 12:42 pm
niestety strona się nie otwiera
 

Joan M. (1090)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 1:55 pm
Noted, I also got the 404 message, will try later. Thanks Cal
 

Maggy G. (45)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 3:34 pm
Error -- page not found :-(
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:28 pm
noted.
 

Lenicka R. (63)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:37 pm
Noted
 

Dogan Ozkan (1)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:59 am
noted page not found
 

Ana R (220)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:01 am
noted...
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:21 am
No petition, but noted.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Friday July 11, 2014, 8:29 am
Error 404-nothing found.
 

Mary Cromley (91)
Friday July 11, 2014, 8:40 am
Noted. No petition.
 

Jan Garen (76)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 12:28 pm
Noted - same - error
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Sunday August 10, 2014, 10:44 am
noted error !!!!!
 
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