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Govt changes definition of animals from things to living beings

Ljubljana, 21 November - The government has adopted legislative changes redefining animals, until now considered things by Slovenian legislation, as living beings. Talking to the press after the government session on Thursday, Justice Minister Andreja Katič said she wanted animals to be defined as sentient living beings, but the cabinet did not support this.

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

Ljubljana
Justice Minister Andreja Katič addresses the press after a cabinet session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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