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French screen idol Brigitte Bardot has pleaded with Australia to end the live export of animals for slaughter, amid public outcry over the treatment of cattle traded to Indonesia. Canberra suspended its live cattle trade to Indonesia for up to six months on Wednesday after state television broadcast shocking images of cruelty in slaughterhouses in the Asian nation. In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Bardot said cattle leaving Australia were ‘condemned to the worst mistreatment in Indonesian slaughterhouses’. The star, whose Fondation Brigitte Bardot campaigns for animal rights, wrote that she had given her views about Australia’s cruelty to animals many times but these had been ignored with ‘total arrogance and insensitivity’. ‘Please, Mister (sic) Prime Minister, if you are really leading an ‘open government welcoming our views and feed-back’, can we expect that, this time, you will listen to the massive protest of your own citizens and of thousand(s) of animal lovers in the world who are, like me, expecting Australia to finally end live export?’ Bardot wrote. Comment has been sought from Ms Gillard’s office.

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