The centre for equal opportunities, Unia, considered that "the exception provided for Muslims allowing them to slit the throat of a sheep, without prior stunning, during the Sacrifice Feast is not all discriminatory."

Michaël François, the Unia Press and Communications Officer, confirmed this information in La Dernière Heure Les Sports yesterday morning (Thursday).

The animal rights activist association, Gaïa, had complained to Unia, stressing the discriminatory nature of ritual slaughter in Belgium.

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