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Protesters demand farm minister's resignation over bear, wolf culling

Ljubljana, 31 August - Animal rights and environmental NGOs urged Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec to resign, as they protested against the Slovenian authorities' plans to cull endangered brown bears and wolves. They believes the minister is unaware of the role of sustainable agriculture and only promotes the arguments of farmers.

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Some 200 animal rights activists protest against the planned culling of brown bear and wolf after the respective populations have grown and attacks on farm animals increased recently.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

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