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World Week for the Abolition of Meat: May 21-28
Posted May 8th, 2011 - 11:49 pm by from London, England (Permalink)
Hi! Coming up is the 2nd World Week for the Abolition of Meat!
It's between May 21 & May 28.

I'm posting the call for actions below.

There have been no actions in NYC so far!

We can organize actions all over the world, publish on indymedias to spread the word, help out with translations (the website under construction is in several languages!), circulate and post!
Facebook: http://www.causes.com/causes/55332-international-movement-for-the-abolition-of-meat
FAQ: http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/faq

The contact address: contact(at)meat-abolition.org => we can write to offer to translate and post on the indymedias to spread the word all over the world!

Please post and circulate widely!

Call for the upcoming World Week for the Abolition of Meat (WWAM): from May 21 to May 28, 2011

It is a sad assessment that, despite the fact that the animals used for food represent almost all the animals exploited, they are extremely invisibilized. It is up to us, activists, to make their lives and their miserable destiny visible and to present prospects for putting an end to their slaughtering. It is up to us to proclaim that it is morally necessary to abolish the exploitation of animals used for their flesh.

The World Week for the Abolition of Meat (http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/wwam) organized at the end of January which was very successful (http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/event/2011-01/closing_communique) was organized in both Americas, in Asia and in Europe.

The next WWAM (http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/call) will take place between May 21 and May 28, 2011.

The aim is to promote again and again the idea that the production and consumption of animal flesh must be abolished (http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/presentation).

We will take action as long as the demand remains necessary.

Our societies have to pronounce on the unjustifiable character of meat consumption from an ethical viewpoint: it involves sacrificing the basic interests of innumerable sentient beings whereas eating meat is unnecessary.

The idea is to claim loud and clear that it is not only the duty of each individual to stop supporting the murderous exploitation required by the consumption of animal flesh and "by-products", but that it is also, therefore, the duty of societies as a whole to declare themselves in favor of the banning of farming, fishing and hunting.

If you're committed to making our shared cause progress, starting today, you may:

1) plan actions for this upcoming WWAM and publish announcements of your actions on this form (http://meat-abolition.org/publish) -- this is essential for promotion!
You can find material here: http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/resources.

2) post this call, circulate it widely and publish it on the indymedia (http://www.indymedia.org/) in the various towns of your country (please let us know about your publications by sending us an email at contact(at)meat-abolition.org);

3) contact the media about the demand for the abolition of meat and about the events that will be organized around it;

4) print and distribute leaflets (http://www.nomoremeat.org/material/Flyer_Abolition_of_Meat.pdf) and brochures (http://abolir-la-viande.org/pdf/meat-abolition.pdf);

5) send in your logo (maximum 150 pixels for length and width) if you have one so that it can be published on the "partakers" page (http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/supporters);

6) make contributions on the subject (such as analysis texts, fiction, poetry, drawings, films, performances, banners, etc.) that may get published on the website.

Contact: contact(at)meat-abolition.org

WWAM organization: http://meat-abolition.org (under construction)

Short, introductory texts:
For a world-wide movement for the abolition of meat: http://meatabolition.blogspot.com/

Frequently asked questions: http://www.meat-abolition.org/en/faq

For in-depth information: "Meat Abolition" brochure (http://abolir-la-viande.org/pdf/meat-abolition.pdf)

French-language discussion group: http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/abolitiongroup/
To subscribe, send a blank message to: abolitiongroup-subscribe(at)yahoogroups.com.

English-language international discussion group list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/meatabolition
To subscribe, send a blank message to: meatabolition-subscribe(at)yahoogroups.com

Facebook : http://www.causes.com/causes/55332-international-movement-for-the-abolition-of-meat

Posted May 14th, 2011 - 10:38 pm by from New York, United States (Permalink)
Hey I didn't find anything on actions on there facebook page ... can you tell me what can be done and how to make it official. I am up for whatever.

Posted May 15th, 2011 - 11:10 pm by from London, England (Permalink)
you'll be able to find all the info in the call above.
The website is: meat-abolition.org. The front page lists all the actions throughout the world that have been announced so far.
In order to announce your NYC action, you need to go to: meat-abolition.org/publish