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Bow hunting lands Lithuania’s environment minister in trouble

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Lithuanian environment minister’s decree allowing bow hunting has caused outrage among animal rights activist, with calls for the minister’s dismissal. Kęstutis Mažeika signed the decree amending the existing hunting rules on Friday. The document expands the list of permitted hunting methods, allowing hunting with dogs, spotlighting and bow hunting, a practice illegal in Lithuania since 2004. The decision drew instant criticism from NGOs as well as politicians in the opposition…