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11. Islamic Slaughter (Switzerland)
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In Switzerland, it is prohibited by law to slaughter animals according to the rites laid down in Islamic dietary law, e.g. by cutting the trachea and aesophagus without prior anaesthesi…

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Raimund Süess, René Pahud de Mortanges, “11. Islamic Slaughter (Switzerland)”, in: Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe Online, Edited by: Jørgen S. Nielsen, Silvio Ferrari, Marie-Claire Foblets, Agata S. Nalborczyk, Mathias Rohe, Prakash Shah. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-075X_LDIO_COM_12CHE11>
First published online: 2019



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