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Police question actress Orna Banai after animal rights protest in Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv, Israel

Actress Orna Banai was questioned yesterday at the Ashkelon police station on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, after she tried to ...

Police question actress Orna Banai after animal rights protest in Ashkelon
By Yuval Azoulay

Actress Orna Banai was questioned yesterday at the Ashkelon police station on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, after she tried to enter the mayor's office to protest the municipal veterinarian putting down dogs.

Last week, the Channel 2 program "Kolbotek" ran a report claiming that Dr. Yoav Tzadok puts down dogs even when they have owners and microchip ID implants. The report led to protests by volunteers for Let the Animals Live, who called for Tzadok to be fired.

Ashkelon Mayor Roni Mehatzri held a meeting on the matter yesterday with officials from the Agriculture Ministry's veterinary service. Meanwhile, activists from Let the Animals Live organized a demonstration outside.

"Orna and I wanted to enter the mayor's office and hand him a letter," the group's founder, Etti Altman, said.....

http://www.haaretz. com/hasen/ spages/966260. html


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