Turkish singer suggests Nepal earthquake is punishment for Hindu animal sacrifices

A Turkish singer, known for her animal rights activism, has raised some eyebrows by suggesting the devastating April 25 earthquake in Nepal was punishment for Hindu animal sacrifices.

“Hundreds of animals were slaughtered for a Hindu goddess in Nepal. Would it go without punishment? Thousands of [Nepalese] died today and let their goddess accept [this sacrifice],” Leman Sam said in a tweet late April 25.

Hundreds of people in Turkey have slammed Sam on Twitter, arguing that her “radical” animal rights activism violated the basic principles of humanism…

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