Animal rights advocacy groups such as the aforementioned one publicized the maltreatment of these Greek donkeys and garnered tremendous media attention, which in turn prompted the influx of complaints made to Greek government officials.
Besides several health and hygiene rules laid down for donkey owners, the government bulletin states: 'Working equines should not be loaded with excessive weight for their size, age or physical condition.
"The animals should be given appropriate and adequate food and fresh drinking water daily, into containers which can not be contaminated and are cleaned at least once a day".
"Despite the fact that it's only a 30 minute walk ... or two minutes by cable vehicle, these donkeys are used as cruel transportation for people who want the "real Greek" experience", the petitionsaid. No one could ever believe that new regulations would be set.
"Our goal is not to improve the lives of slaves, (it) is to free them entirely", said Maria Skourta, the leader of the Athens branch of Direct Action Everywhere.
"[While this means they will stop carrying obese tourists], the donkeys are still forced to carry cement, appliances, and all sorts of heavy weights".
Last night, gusts of wind were in excess of 110 km/h, with the western side of the country experiencing the strongest winds. Calmac cancelled many of its Western Isles ferries for the entire day and advised passengers to check before travelling.
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The eminent physicist Stephen Hawking , who past away previous year , was one of the world's foremost authorities on black holes . Now, the modern genius' final scientific paper has been completed and posted online by his colleagues for the world to revel in.
Instead of the primary red and webbed design, most of the gloves are all black, with only the fingers having the webbed design. The argument could also be made that it adheres more closely to Spider-Man's appearance in Amazing Fantasy #15 back in 1962.
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Pope Francis: Abortion Is 'Like Hiring a Hitman'
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