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For the benefit of animal welfare, Transnet permitted livestock carriers to dock.

The Transnet National Ports Authority said in a statement that it understands the concerns about the livestock carrier Al Kuwait docking in Cape Town. Also read: Update: SPCA exposes harrowing conditions aboard ‘Kuwaiti death ship’ Rajesh Dana, Port Manager at Cape Town, stated that they consulted with stakeholders before allowing Al Kuwait to dock.  ‘TNPA’s decision

Absent from the crucial hearing on extradition to the US is Sick Assange.

Opening the two-day hearing in Assange’s absence, his lawyer Edward Fitzgerald said his prosecution could not be justified. Washington wants the Australian extradited after he was charged there multiple times between 2018 and 2020 over WikiLeaks’ 2010 publication of files relating to the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “He is being prosecuted for engaging