Macedonia: Vardariste Pound, Skopje, Campaign – Part 2 of 3

Macedonia

Video links to Vardariste facility can be seen in Part 1 of these campaign posts:

Part 1 Link:  

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/11/12/macedonia-vardariste-pound-skopje-campaign-part-1-of-3/

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A selection of photographs taken at Vardariste pound can be viewed here by accessing the following links:

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=121506&id=176149692261

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=121197&id=176149692261

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=133485&id=83377435960

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=128575&id=83377435960&page=2

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=140564&id=83377435960&ref=mf

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=2744089&id=176149692261

 

Petitions – there are 2 currently running; please get as many people to sign it as you possibly can.

Petition 1 – To stop the massacre in Skopje.

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Petition Link: 

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/stop-the-massacre-in-skopje-macedonia

Petition Wording:

Target: Mayor of Skopje

There is one only shelter in Skopje, and dogs are killed in huge number and impressive frequency. The Mayor, responsible of the shelter, declared openly that dogs must be KILLED, everyone of them.

Volounteers of “Care for Animals” protested, of course, but it’s been vain
The shelter was meant to sterilize dogs and then let them go, but OFFICIALLY 56% of dogs are killed, there are about 10,000 dogs in the streets that have to be “cleaned” and volounteers  can do very little without an International support.

It’s about time to let the Mayor know that DOGS CAN’T BE KILLED!

Vi ja prenesuvam mojata zgrozenost I revolt vo odnos na nacinite so koi gradot se obiduva da %u201Cvospostavi kontrola%u201D nad prekumernata brojka na bezdomni kucinja. Stacionarot Vardariste na koj kako prvicen concept ZALOVI-STERIZIRAJ-VRATI ni predizvika voodusevuvanje bidejki vetuvase human tretman so precizni vostanoveni cekori (koi ne davaat proctor za manipulacija), se ispostavi deka e samo pokritie I NAMESTO TOA , TAMU SE SPROVEDUVA SRAMNA, NE ETICKA I SPROTIVNA SO ZAKON ELIMINACIJA NA POVEKE OD SEKOE VTORO KUCE VO GRADOV (56%) STO E NEDOPUSTLIVO, NEEFIKASNO I SRAMNO PRAKTICIRANJE NA SILA, NESTO STO SKOPJE KAKO GRAD NO VOEDNO I NAS KAKO MAKEDONIJA KAKO DRZAVA NE UNAZADUVA I ETIKETIRA PRED INTERNACIONALNATA JAVNOST, KOJA DECIDNO NE SAMO STO NE DOZVOLUVA I%u017DIVUVANJA VRZ ZIVOTNITE, TUKU I ISTOTO NAJSTROGO GO OSUDUVA I SANKCIONIRA!!

Poradi toa into e potrebno:
1. Urgenten prekin na masovna eutanazija! Vakvoto nesto ukazuva na grozomorna surovost, koncepciska zaostanatost I grubo krsenje na zacrtanite zevropski standardi vo odnos na tretiranjeto na bezdomnite kucinja!
2. Itno reorganiziranje I zgolemuvanje na kapacitetite vo stacionarot Vardariste- Sramno e da ocekuvame nekoi rezultati od stacionar koj nudi samo 1 sluzba za zalovuvanje I 1 veterinar- a treba da se istretiraat 10000 kucinja! So vakviot neseriozen pristap samo se pribegnuva kon nekontrolirano ubivanje a nepovratno se trosat ogromni sumi na pari! Preku potrebno e vklucuvanje na najmalku uste 5 veterinarni lica ili sekoja opstina da angazira vetyerinar I zalovuvacka sluzba so vozilo.
3. Voveduvanje na konstanten monitoring na rabotata na ovoj proekt- inspektorat, gradska uprava, graganski zdruzenia,
4. DOSLEDNO VRAKANJE na zalovenite kucinja na istata lokacija, obvrska koja Komunalec apsolutno ne ja sproveduva, iako se za toa plateni! (posledica: %u201Cisprazneti lokacii%u201D gi popolnuvaat kucinja od drugi lokacii, duri I od nadvor od gradot!
5. Angaziranje na kompetenti lica vo stacionarot koi bi se zalagale za zgolemena stapka na vdomuvanje na kucinjata namesto nekompetentni I KOMPROMITIRANI lica na Komunalec, KOI SE NISTO DRUGO TUKU UBIJCI NA KUCINJA!
SOOCETE SE SO OVOJ PROBLEM NA HUMAN I EVROPSKI NACIN-SVETOT GLEDA!!

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Petition 2

There is also another Petition to EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn asking that he fully investigates if there is actually any animal welfare legislation enforcement by Balkans states requiring EU membership prior to them being granted official EU membership.

Petition Link: 

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/EU-Investigate-Balkans-Animal-Welfare 

Petition Wording:

Target:  European Union Enlargement Commissioner: Olli Rehn

Sponsored by: Serbian Animals Voice (SAV)  https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/

Several Balkans states are now seeking either full membership (Accession) to the European Union (EU), or are attempting stronger links with the EU.

These include:  Republic of Macedonia,  Montenegro,  Serbia,  Bosnia
and Herzegovina,  Croatia and Kosovo.

Serbian Animals Voice (SAV) has been campaigning for the improved welfare of Balkans animals for several years.  We have extensive experience and data relating to the terrible daily suffering inflicted on animals, despite existing Balkan states national legislation which should legally prevent much of this.  There is very little evidence to show political and municipal authority enforcement of animal welfare legislation. %u2013 details of this on a %u2018nation by nation%u2019 basis can be seen via our site at https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/

In October 2009, SAV wrote to Commissioner Olli Rehn; EU Commissioner for Enlargement, expressing our deep concerns regarding an apparent lack of existing national animal welfare legislation implementation and enforcement by governments throughout the Balkan states.

Over 25 prime evidence links from the SAV site were provided to Commissioner Rehn, each of these containing many sub links, showing extreme Balkans animal suffering video footage which relate to our concerns.  A few examples are shown in the following links ;

**WARNING Graphic Animal Suffering**:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZSXlSH4pEA&feature=channel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sewZvVbQro0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAEfxbysd_Y&feature=channel

We have expressed our concerns to the Commissioner, that even when provided with such evidence, clearly showing extreme animal abuses, nothing with regard investigation and prosecution is being followed up by the Balkans authorities to press charges; to enforce (the) often existing national animal welfare legislation.  In Serbia for example, the Public Attorney appears to be dismissing all evidence provided by animal welfare campaigners; instead, they themselves are themselves being accused of obstructing them (the Public Attorney) from getting on with their legal work.

In our letter, we have reminded Commissioner Rehn that (on his website) his very own words declare:

The European Union currently has 27 Member States. The Western Balkan countries, Turkey and Iceland may also join once they meet the conditions for membership. The aim of enlargement is simple: to extend the area of peace, stability, democracy and the rule of law, and prosperity and well-being throughout Europe. 

We draw particular attention to the statement by Commissioner Rehn of – democracy and the rule of law, as it is felt that despite Serbian animal welfare campaigners providing large amounts of evidence to Serbian legislators, no action appears to ever be taken by Serbian authorities to apply the rule of law, a fundamental condition necessary for EU membership.

If no action (in the form of prosecutions against animal cruelty) is being shown to be taken by Serbian legislators following the production of evidence and documented requests by animal welfare campaigners, then we declare that Serbia is not meeting some of the necessary and fundamental aims of EU enlargement with regard showing the implementation of both democracy (ie. requests by animal welfare campaigners) and the rule of law (ie. by not prosecuting perpetrators of causing animal suffering), even when evidence is provided. 

As a consequence, Signators of this petion request that Commissioner Rehn now fully investigates if there is actually any animal welfare legislation enforcement by Balkans states requiring EU membership prior to them being granted official EU membership.  Or is animal welfare legislation implementation simply being ignored.

We request the implementation of democracy and the rule of law for all animal welfare issues within Balkans states at all times prior to their EU Accession.  Where this is not happening, we rquest the EU demands it prior to accession.

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Past Macedonian SAV Post Links:

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/10/11/macedonia-update-vardariste-pound-111009-sav-formally-writes-to-eu-animal-welfare-intergroup-requesting-investigation-into-conditions-at-and-eu-funding-of-same/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/09/21/macedonia-mayor-of-skopje-dog-killer-contact-him-and-the-eu-animal-welfare-intergroup-please-read-on/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/10/24/eu-balkans-sav-launch-new-petition-asking-eu-to-act-in-advance-of-balkans-states-eu-membership-accession-please-read-and-sign-petition-link-in-text-below/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/10/19/eu-sav-writes-to-eu-enlargement-commissioner-olli-rehn-regarding-concerns-about-balkans-animal-welfare-legislation-enforcement-or-lack-of/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/macedonia-exposed-the-alleged-wonderful-conditions-at-vardariste-animal-pound-via-eu-funding-of-10000-euros-a-year-we-demand-eu-intervention-now-to-stop-this-terrible-abuse-of-animals-par/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/macedonia-eyewitness-report-of-skopje-macedonia-wants-eu-membership-but-the-eu-does-not-want-them-whilst-animal-abuse-and-suffering-continues-now-we-ask-the-eu-animal-welfare-intergroup-and-mep/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/09/24/take-action-now-for-dogs-in-skopje-macedonia-video-footage-and-oipa-action-links/

https://serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com/2009/07/12/macedonia-mayor-of-skopje-declares-all-dogs-must-be-killed-please-read-and-send-sample-letter-supplied-also-2-petitions/

The final Post (3) of this initial campaign series will provide full details of how you can give your support to the animals at Vardariste facility. 

Post 3 will be visible on SAV over the next couple of days – please keep visiting.

 **  Important Information Link: 

ANIMA MUNDI:  

http://www.demotix.com/users/anima-mundi/profile

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