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Turkish vegetarians call for animal rights during Kurban Bayram holiday
[Hurriyet Daily News]
Many vegetarians in Turkey find themselves in a tough spot this week, torn between their religious and dietary practices as their countrymen sacrifice animals to mark the Kurban Bayram (Feast of the Sacrifice) holiday.
'Even members of the Vegetarians Club in Istanbul sacrifice animals for Kurban Bayram,' Ebru Arıman, the group's chairwoman, told the H�rriyet Daily News & Economic Review.