Emanuel Exports - the company exposed on 60 Minutes for its shocking live transport conditions captured by Animals Australia - has officially had its license suspended.
At the time of the exposé, a Twitter post from 60 Minutes Australia showed images of animals on board an Emanuel Exports ship en route to the Middle East.
Amidst a five-day heat wave, the animals would 'cook from the inside out'.
The caption read: "Ship records show that on the second day, 880 sheep die.
"That's one death every two minutes."
A Facebook post has now been made by Animals Australia celebrating the suspension - as it marks a move away from long-haul live export.
It reads: "As of right now, Emanuel Exports can not load a *single animal* on their ships.
"What you're doing is WORKING."
The post also urged users to help 'make this permanent' - and save thousands of sheep from needless death during such trips.
Those who'd like to support the cause can sign a petition on the Animals Australia website.
Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
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