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21 June 2018 - The End: finch trapping in Malta finally ruled illegal by European court

The barbaric trapping of finches in Malta has been ruled illegal by the European Court of Justice today. Since 2014, over 110 000 finches have been captured using nets and traps, a direct violation of the EU Birds Directive. Malta risks receiving severe fines unless it ends this practice.

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