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Religious teaching and laws about the welfare and value of animals affect attitudes to animal rights. Muslims believe that animals are given to people by Allah and should be used wisely.
How do Muslims believe all living things should be treated?
They can be exploited
They should be treated with respect
They should be treated with indifference
Why are there UK laws concerning animals?
To protect animals from cruelty
To support animal experiments
To ensure people can do what they want with animals
Which of these organisations works for the protection of animals?
The World Wildlife Fund
The Red Cross
What is a vegetarian?
A person who eats all types of meat and fish
A person who only eats fruit that has fallen from trees
A person who does not eat meat or fish
Why do most people keep animals as pets?
To exploit for financial gain
As something to race
What does khilafah mean?
It is a prayer
It is a guiding principle which emphasises the duty of Muslims to look after the creation and use it wisely
It is an item of clothing
What does Islam teach about diet?
Muslims can eat all foods
Muslims can eat foods that are halal
Muslims can eat foods that are haram
What does haram food include?
All pork products, animals that are carnivorous and animals that have not been slaughtered according to Islamic law
What do Muslims believe about the slaughter of animals?
Certain rules must be followed to minimise the suffering of animals
Animals must be slaughtered on a certain day of the week
Animals must be slaughtered in a group
What do most Muslims believe about experiments on animals?
They are acceptable, even for cosmetics
They are acceptable but only in the name of medical progress, and if there is no alternative way to experiment
Animal experiments are not acceptable