Islam and Meat Consumption

We are not animals, but we are not capitalizing on our humanity either.

Photo by Ömer F. Arslan

Eid al-Adha holidays are upon us here in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and one of the prescribed observances for Muslims to commemorate this occasion, is the sacrifice of halal domestic animals to share among family, relatives, friends and the poor, for those who can afford it. For those working to address everyday environmental concerns, it is…