Alion Institute also participate in Section of the Protection of Animal Rights at political Party the Youth-Greens, led by Tyasha Alion, made an official visit to the Ministry of the Environment today. Minster Simon Zajc welcomed and listened to us with his colleagues. The purpose of our visit was to find possibilities for additional solutions to the current and other problems with wild and other animals.
Among other things, we introduced him to certain suggestions such as:
- To familiarize affected farmers and breeders with the possibility of a spiritual and humane approach resulting from past coexistence with bears and wolves. Above all, we have highlighted the fact that today’s man has forgotten to respect, to feel and to admit of our indigenous animals, as the wolf and the bear are.
- To support the proposal to amend Article 341 of the Criminal Code in Slovenia, on the torture of animals, which should be considered as a crime and not merely a misdemeanor.
- Article 15, should be supplemented and animals recognized as sentient beings, as research has shown that they experience life much like a human being and are capable of feeling fear, pain, loss of a family member, hunger, joy …