Animals' Angels and the Birqash camel market in Egypt

Animals’ Angels y el mercado de camellos Birqash en Egipto


Autora: Diana Lizeth Cortés Briceño.  Abogada Especialista en Filosofía del Derecho y Teoría Jurídica egresada de la Universidad Libre (Bogotá, Colombia).

Author: Diana Lizeth Cortés Briceño. Lawyer specialized in Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory, graduated from Universidad Libre (Bogotá, Colombia).

On the occasion of the internships of the Master’s in Animal Law and Society, I took part in the "animal week" organized by the NGO Animals' Angels for the month of July in the camel market of Birqash on the outskirts of Cairo. Together with the NGO’s team, we accompanied the thousands of camels that come to this market every day and the children who work there.

Keywords: Camel transport, camel market, animal mistreatment, Animals’ Angels, Master’s degree in Animal Law and Society, internships, Autonomous University of Barcelona

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