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Nowzad 'Praying for a miracle'

UK Centre for Animal Law 20 August 2021 5


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In this special edition, Peter Egan, actor, animal advocate and ambassador for the charity Nowzad, talks about the organisation behind the headlines, including the brave team who at the time of broadcast are facing danger from Taliban forces in Afghanistan. Our thoughts are also with other animal rescues in the region, including Kabul Small Animal Rescue and with all people at heightened risk in this region.  The title is taken from Nowzad’s leader, Pen Farthing who in one of his early tweets, asked people to pray for a miracle. To donate go to https://www.nowzad.com/donate

Talking Animal Law, produced by the UK Centre for Animal Law (A-LAW), features fortnightly discussions on topical issues and ethical theories about the treatment of animals with leading experts in the fields of law, ethics and science.

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