News

The Ministry of Endowment Advises People to Follow Islamic Law Teachings on the Slaughter Ritual

The Ministry of Endowment Advises People to Follow Islamic Law Teachings on the Slaughter Ritual

The Ministry of Endowment advises people to abide by the rules and values of the Islamic law in animal slaughter while celebrating Eid al Adha on Friday.

The ministry recommends people to proceed with the slaughter ritual in proper slaughterhouses, not on the streets or the entrance of residential buildings.

While Egyptians prepare the sheep for the sacrifice, streets turn slowly into wide spaces of blood. Most butchers kill animals on the streets, however, they make sure to clean the street after they are done.

Magdy Malak, a member of the agriculture committee of the parliament, said on Monday that there has to be a tight monitoring mechanism to control the slaughter practices outside proper slaughterhouses.

Each year, governors announce fines against anyone who slaughters animals on the streets during Eid al-Adha.

Last year, the Red Sea governor Ahmed Abdallah has announced a EGP 50,000 fine for anyone who slaughters animals in the streets of Hurghada as part of the traditional Eid al-Adha celebrations. Another fine worth of EGP 5,000 was announced in Cairo last year against anyone found slaughtering animals on public streets.

Eid Al-Adha is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims all over the world to commemorate the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son for God. Muslims have the option to sacrifice a goat, sheep, cow or a camel while donating some or all of the meat to the poor.

Uganda Beats Egypt 1-0 in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers
Egypt Blocks More Websites Raising the Total Number of Blocked Sites to 429

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Saudi Women Take Off their Veils in Solidarity with Feminist Tarif Alassiri

Nour EltiganiSeptember 24, 2018

IMF’s Lagarde: Egypt’s Economic Growth Among Highest in Middle East

Sara AhmedSeptember 24, 2018

Ministry of Antiquities: Baron Palace Renovation Will be Complete Within a Year

Sara AhmedSeptember 24, 2018

‘Misr Al Kheir’ Supports Disadvantaged Egyptian Children by Selling their Artwork

Mirna AbdulaalSeptember 24, 2018

Shubra District Head Suspended After Deadly House Collapse

Nour EltiganiSeptember 23, 2018

Egypt Appeals Court Releases Mubarak Sons, Dismisses Judge

Egyptian StreetsSeptember 22, 2018

EU Looks to Egypt for Help With Mediterranean Migration

Mirna AbdulaalSeptember 21, 2018

Egypt to Receive 56,000 Tank rounds as Part of $99 Mn Arms Deal with US

Taha Mahmoud SakrSeptember 19, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.