"david camilleri" <>
Tue, 21 May 2002 12:09:38 -0400
Web posted on May 21, 2002 at 9:00:00 AM CET
The recent increase in massacres of protected birds is a blatant example of
the government?s and Opposition?s lack of commitment to protect birds from
the hunting lobby.
The police need more resources in order to step up the fight against illegal
hunting. However, both the Nationalist and Labour parties prefer to give in
to the hunters and the end result is an increase in massacres.
The lack of commitment of the PN and MLP confirms that their rhetoric in
favour of environmental protection is nothing but greenwash.
Alternattiva Demokratika fully supports the police, BirdLife Malta and
Nature Trust in their efforts to curb illegal hunting. We insist that Malta
should immediately conform to the Berne Convention and to the EU Birds and
Habitats Directive. This would result in the total abolition of hunting in
May 21, 2002 9:00:00 AM CET
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