Stop the ‘barbaric slaughter’ of British songbirds: Prince Charles demands in private letter to head of Army base in Cyprus

Prince Charles has written to the most senior Army commander in Cyprus condemning the ‘industrial scale killing’ of migrating songbirds The creatures often suffer for hours after being illegal snared in nets ‘Serious organised criminals’ are at the heart the issue says the Prince In Cyprus the birds are considered a delicacy selling for […]

Malta: The Committee Against Bird Slaughter & BirdLife report widespread illegal trapping.

The illegal trapping and killing goes on despite European legislation to prevent such atrocities taking place on the island of Malta. Poor law enforcement is allowing many bird trappers to pursue their illegal hobby with impunity, CABS (the Committee Against Bird Slaughter) and BirdLife Malta said today.