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Imagens chocantes mostram crianças olhando como grupo de homens lutam para dilacerar caprinos vivos no bárbaro festival nepalês

 

Barbaric: The 900-year-old Deopokhari festival has gone ahead for another year, despite animal rights campaigners insisting that it should be banned due to the horrific slaughter of a young goat

Barbaric: The 900-year-old Deopokhari festival has gone ahead for another year, despite animal rights campaigners insisting that it should be banned due to the horrific slaughter of a young goat

Violent death: A five-month-old goat is hurled into the Khokana village's sacred Deu pond, pursued by a team of men who attempt to tear the goat apart with their bare hands and teeth

 

Savage: PETA has joined forces with several Nepalese animal rights groups to protest the festival and the brutal sacrifice, which dates back to the 12th century

Savage: PETA has joined forces with several Nepalese animal rights groups to protest the festival and the brutal sacrifice, which dates back to the 12th century

 

Celebrations: Shocking photographs taken at today's event show villagers attempting to pull the goat apart, as others help from the sides of the pond. The eventual victor is the one deemed to have delivered the final blow, who is then allowed to lead that year's procession

Innocence: Children from the village watch on as the baby female goat is brutally sacrificed, in a 900-year-old ceremony designed to appease the gods in the pond after a child from the village drowned in the 12th century

Innocence: Children from the village watch on as the baby female goat is brutally sacrificed, in a 900-year-old ceremony designed to appease the gods in the pond after a child from the village drowned in the 12th century

 

Ready to begin: A Nepalese man carrying a goat jumps into the sacred Deu pond, at the annual festival in Khokana village, one of the oldest settlements in the Kathmandu Valley

Fighting for life: The goat is pursued by a group of men in the sacred pond. As well as biting and tearing at the baby goat, the villagers also try to drown it during the festival

Fighting for life: The goat is pursued by a group of men in the sacred pond. As well as biting and tearing at the baby goat, the villagers also try to drown it during the festival

‘No one can adequately explain why this practice is carried out year after year – except to say that it is ‘traditional’,’ said Geoff Knight, who launched the original petition.

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'Brutal': Animals rights campaigners have spoken out against a Nepalese cultural festival during which a young goat is torn apart while still alive by the young men of the Khokana village (photo from the festival in 2013)

'Brutal': Animals rights campaigners have spoken out against a Nepalese cultural festival during which a young goat is torn apart while still alive by the young men of the Khokana village (photo from the festival in 2013)

Traditional: The Deopokhari festival, which dates back to the 12th century, sees a young goat thrown into the Deu pond, near the village's Rudrayani temple (photo from the festival in 2014)

Traditional: The Deopokhari festival, which dates back to the 12th century, sees a young goat thrown into the Deu pond, near the village's Rudrayani temple (photo from the festival in 2014)

Savage: A team of men jump into the pond after the goat and proceed to bite and tear at the young goat with their teeth and hands (photo from the festival in 2013)

Savage: 

Sacrifice: The winner of the competition is the one deemed to have finally killed the goat, and he is allowed to lead that year's procession (photo from the festival in 2014)

Sacrifice: The winner of the competition is the one deemed to have finally killed the goat, and he is allowed to lead that year's procession (photo from the festival in 2014)

Celebration: Animals rights campaigners across the world have condemned the practice, and called on the Nepalese government to put a stop to the festival once and for all (photo from the festival in 2014)

Celebration: Animals rights campaigners across the world have condemned the practice, and called on the Nepalese government to put a stop to the festival once and for all (photo from the festival in 2014)

Graphic assault: The original online petition, launched on Change.org, has been signed by more than 53,000 people, shocked by the brutality of the sacrifice (photo from the festival in 2012)

Graphic assault: The original online petition, launched on Change.org, has been signed by more than 53,000 people, shocked by the brutality of the sacrifice (photo from the festival in 2012)

'Disrespect for life': British animal rights campaigner Geoff Knight, who launched the original campaign, insisted the 'cruel and vicious' festival has 'no place in a civilised society and should be banned immediately' (photo from the festival in 2012)

'Disrespect for life': British animal rights campaigner Geoff Knight, who launched the original campaign, insisted the 'cruel and vicious' festival has 'no place in a civilised society and should be banned immediately' (photo from the festival in 2012)

Outrage: The animal rights campaign calling from a ban on the savage festival has reached world-renowned animal charity PETA, which has added its weight to the campaign (photo from the festival in 2013)

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