Tag Archive: Turkey

Nov 20

Hatem Yavuz fok You Too! – Our retort to seal killer

A Turkish businessman has launched a new fur brand in reaction to criticisms over the killing of thousands of seals, calling it “Hatem Yavuz Fok You.” Hatem Yavuz, who controls 82 percent of the world’s seal fur trade, has been harshly criticized by animal rights organizations and nongovernmental organizations from the West, as around 200,000 …

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Jul 27

Corruption, Cahooting and Killing Baby Seals

As the annual blood bath begins in Namibia, the man who stands to benefit the most from the slaughtering of over 80,000 Cape fur seal pups, the “King of the Cull” himself (who also happens to be the Turkish Consul to Namibia), arrives with promises of rewards for doing his dirty work. However, if Turkey’s …

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