Hey, let’s beat the crap out of some Inuits

April 26, 2013 by Mick Madsen

Yesterday the EU General Court handed down its ruling in a legal case where Canadian Inuits and the Fur Institute of Canada tried to annul the 2009 EU ban on seal products. The court rejected the claim saying that the EU law already protects the interests of Inuit communities by authorising the sale of seal products that “result from hunts traditionally conducted by such indigenous communities for the purpose of their existence” – the so-called Inuit exemption. Very generous of … Continue reading