In Nepal, thousands of animals sacrificed in Hindu ritual, despite outcry and orders to stop

n The Gadhimai Festival in Bara, Nepal, is believed to be the largest such mass-slaughter event in the world n In 2016, Nepal’s Supreme Court said it should be prohibited, but the festival continued this year regardless n The Gadhimai Festival, held every five years, is believed to be the largest such mass-slaughter event in the world, despite campaigns and a court ruling to end it. Tens of thousands of devout Hindus thronged a temple in southern Nepal where thousands of animals and birds wer…