EGYPT: Pig-cull induced street rubbish a “national scandal”

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Les cochons abattus sont enterrés. Egypte Mai 2009 © AFP PHOTO/STR

The Egyptian government’s decision to cull all of the country’s 300,000 pigs in May 2009 is increasingly being viewed by experts and officials as a gross mistake as piles of organic waste the pigs once ate accumulate in Cairo’s streets, posing serious health hazards.

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