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Anger over cattle mistreatment

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EAST JAVA - Animal rights activists on Monday denounced "cruel" treatment of cattle in Indonesia after pictures emerged of cows on their way to market being lifted by a crane from ropes tied to their heads. 

Workers unload cattle from a ship in Surabaya, East Java on Sunday. Animal rights activists on Monday denounced "cruel" treatment of cattle in Indonesia after pictures emerged of cows on their way to market being lifted by a crane from ropes tied to their heads. (AFP Photo)

It is another blow to the country's reputation for dealing with livestock following international criticism in 2011 when Australian TV aired footage of Indonesian abattoir workers torturing cows shipped from Australia.

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