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Raped, beaten, exploited: the 21st-century slavery propping up Sicilian farming

Every night for almost three years, Nicoleta Bolos lay awake at night on a dirty mattress in an outhouse in Sicily’s Ragusa province, waiting for the sound of footsteps outside the door. As the hours passed, she braced herself for the door to creak open, for the metallic clunk of a gun being placed on […]

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A number of studies on people who kill animals

The Vancouver Sun newspaper published an article today titled Convicted animal killer Kayla Bourque granted unescorted day passes, which got me thinking about what type of person deliberately kills an animal. A Michigan University study in 2008 (a) titled Cruelty to Animals and Violence Towards People found: “Cruelty to animals and violence towards people have […]