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ROMANIA / Maramures / Valeni / January 2003..Gheorghe Nemes, 23, left, helps hold down a pig for slaughter outside his home. Normally, villagers harvest about two pigs each year, yet the EU now wants to ban the ritual practice and give villagers stun guns to assure that  animals are humanely slaughtered. Peasants have balked at this suggestion and continue to kill their pigs as they always have...© Davin Ellicson / Anzenberger