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South Korea: Stop the brutal torture of dogs and dog meat consumption
  • Petitioning Consul General Chung, Kwang-kyun

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Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto
Consul General Chung, Kwang-kyun
Ministry of Justice
Minister Kwon Jae-Jin 법무부 권재진 장관
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
President Young-Ho Oh 대한무역투자진흥공사 오영호 사장
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Minister Dong-Phil Lee 농림수산식품부 이동필 장관
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Gyeongsangnam-do Province
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Gyeongsangbuk-do Province
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Busan Metropolitan City
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Seongnam City
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Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
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Office of the president, the Republic of Korea
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South Korea: Stop the brutal torture of dogs and dog meat consumption

    1. Voices for The Dogs & Catsof South Korea
    2. Petition by

      Voices for The Dogs & Catsof South Korea

      Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Please watch this video:  http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q

The petition to stop the brutal torture of dogs and dog meat consumption in South Korea. Over 2 million dogs are brutally killed in South Korea every year. That's over 5,000 dogs a day who get strangled, burned, electrocuted or beaten to death for their meat.

The South Korean government has accepted Animal Protection Laws which make animal torture illegal, but those laws have never been properly enforced in the country. The dog meat industry continues to thrive and the officials are reluctant and indifferent to ban it. Oh, sorry, except during the 1988 Seoul Olympics and 2002 FIFA Cup when dog meat restaurants were forced to shut down temporarily in fear of bad impressions of South Korea. Although forbidden to advertise themselves on main streets or in English, over 6,000 restaurants today serve dog meat in South Korea. And they don't get closed down. You can help us change the life of millions of dogs. International support against dog torture and dog meat consumption is the only way to put pressure on the South Korean government to protect animal rights for real and ban the dog meat industry in all forms.

Please watch this video - "Abuse during the transport of meat dogs in S. Korea".

http://youtu.be/uKCdAGfGOsQ

Please watch this video - "S. Korea's Dangerous Health Food - Inconvenient Truth About Dog Meat" (Part 1 and 2) 

http://youtu.be/vHB3uwB9kyA

http://youtu.be/foHCBNllT8w

 

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 50,000 signatures
    2. Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market is ILLEGAL therefore IT CANNOT BE CLOSED?!?!

      [Breaking News] Exposing the bizarre response by the Busan Buk-gu District Office and the Department of Education regarding the closure order of Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market!!

      This is a translation of the August 10, 2014 posting on Busan KAPCA(Korea Alliance for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)‘s Facebook page.
      Click to read: http://koreandogs.org/exposing-bizarre-response-busan-gupo-dog-meat-market/
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      We have filed civil complaints to the Department of Education in Busan Buk-gu requesting the closure of the Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market because the market is located within a school cleanup zone. And you have probably already heard that the Department of Education gave us a response that they have issued an order for the market to be closed based on their examination of applicable laws.

      Since then we have continuously been inquiring about the status of progress from the District Office and we received a ridiculous and unbelievable response.

      The response was that because the Gupo Dog Meat Market is not a licensed market, they cannot close it.

      According to their argument, if a market is licensed, its removal is possible. However, because the Gupo Dog Meat Market is illegal and not licensed, it is outside of the boundary of the law and therefore closure is not possible.
      Does this sound logical? What has happened to common sense?
      Why did the Busan Guk-gu District not do anything about the Gupo Dog Meat Market while it was operating illegally all this time?
      Now they are saying that the Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market is not a licensed market?

      You probably know already that there was a big sign saying “Gupo Dog Meat Market” in front of the market until recently. After the order for the closure of the Gupo Dog Meat Market had been issued, the Busan Buk-gu District Office gave us this ridiculous response and said that they had already taken down this sign.

      If what they are saying is correct, how can there be a Gupo Dog Merchant Trade Association and how did the president of this association become the president of the Gupo Market Merchant Association? In the last Presidential election the president of the Gupo Dog Merchant Trade Association proudly represented himself as the spokesperson for the Gupo Market merchants. If the dog meat market is itself illegal, shouldn’t that be more of a reason to close it?

      Their position is so ridiculous, there is almost nothing left to say.
      Are we supposed to accept this response?
      Are we supposed to agree and say “You are right” and just back off?

      We are protesting and filing civil complaints continuously against the Busan Buk-gu District and the Department of Education’s illogical nonsense argument which is trying to protect the Gupo Dog Meat Market. We need you to join us in this effort.
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      Please keep sharing this petition and sign all our petitions on this page: http://koreandogs.org/petitions/

      Check out our "What you can do" page for more actions you can take to fight South Korea's extremely cruel dog meat industry! http://koreandogs.org/what-you-can-do/
      Thank you!!!

      Exposing the bizarre response by the Busan Buk-gu District Office and the Department of Education regarding the closure order of Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market!!

      This is a translation of the August 10, 2014 posting on Busan KAPCA(Korea Alliance for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) 's Facebook: Exposing the bizarre response by the Busan Buk-gu District Office and the Department of Education regarding the closure order of Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market!!

    3. Part 2 - Latest undercover video from Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market

      http://youtu.be/Ng6XSGec3uQ
      Please watch and share this undercover video part 1 from Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market in South Korea. German activist Ulrike Brunner visited this "Hell on Earth" and filmed it to expose to the world what's going on inside this evil and grisly place where live dogs are picked and slaughtered on the spot for "freshness"!
      This is not graphic but it's terribly sad and it will break your heart...
      Please keep sharing this petition and sign more petitions to keep the pressure on Busan and South Korean government to ban this horrific cruelty once and for all! https://www.change.org/petitions/busan-south-korea-close-down-all-illegal-dog-slaughterhouses-restaurants-in-gupo-market-now

      http://koreandogs.org/petitions/
      Thank you for caring!

      Teil 2 Undercover Hundefleisch Markt Sued Korea Busan

      Undercover Spy Cam Aufnahmen auf dem Gupo Hundefleischmarkt in Busan Süd Korea Mehr ueber die Arbeit von Ulrike Brunner unter www.hope4angels.de www.hundefleischhandel-thailand.de oder in FB , hier posten wir täglich

    4. Part 1 - Latest undercover video from Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market

      http://youtu.be/l6GamXbMH9s
      Please watch and share this undercover video part 1 from Busan Gupo Dog Meat Market in South Korea. German activist Ulrike Brunner visited this "Hell on Earth" and filmed it to expose to the world what's going on inside this evil and grisly place where live dogs are picked and slaughtered on the spot for "freshness"! http://youtu.be/l6GamXbMH9s
      This is not graphic but it's terribly sad and it will break your heart...
      Please keep sharing this petition and sign more petitions to keep the pressure on Busan and South Korean government to ban this horrific cruelty once and for all! https://www.change.org/petitions/busan-south-korea-close-down-all-illegal-dog-slaughterhouses-restaurants-in-gupo-market-now

      http://koreandogs.org/petitions/
      Thank you for caring!

      Busan Sued Korea Hundefleisch Markt Undercover Teil 1

      Gupo Hundefleisch Markt in Busan Sued Korea , Mehr zu der Arbeit von Ulrike Brunner www.hope4angels.de www.hundefleischhandel-thailand.de Dog Meat Market Busan south Korea

    5. Reached 40,000 signatures
    6. Please speak out for the South Korean dogs!

      S. Korea's shocking cruelty of dog meat industry has been exposed by this important undercover video filmed by brave animal rights organization. http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q
      Please watch and help us make this video go viral!
      Check out this recent news about South Korea's new law requiring registration of dogs which will reduce the number of pets abandoned. http://koreandogs.org/register-dogs-in-rural-areas/
      FAQ by Korea Animal Rights Advocates(KARA): http://koreandogs.org/info/frequently-asked-questions/faq-by-kara-in-english/
      More petitions you can sign: http://koreandogs.org/petitions/
      What you can do: http://koreandogs.org/what-you-can-do/
      Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koreandogs
      Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Koreandogs
      Subscribe to us: http://koreandogs.org/

      Shocking Cruelty of South Korean Dog Meat Industry(Undercover Video by Stop It! Korea)

      http://www.stopitkorea.org/ STOP IT! KOREA Campaign was launched on July 13, 2013 (Chobok, first of the three dogs days in S. Korea) by Humane Action Alliance (HAA)-Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE), Animal Guardians and Change For Animals Foundation (CFAF)-with their new campaign homepage www.stopitkorea.org/.

    7. New Documentary: Shockingly Cruel World of South Korean Dog Meat Industry!

      Thank you everyone for signing this petition. Please watch and share widely this new 19 minutes documentary by Stop It! Korea Campaign that exposes the shockingly cruel world of S. Korea's dog meat industry: http://youtu.be/QTqUGTBgUWU?t=4m38s
      See even more videos from their undercover investigation: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiQ27WFH950_favnd86Gwfw/videos
      Please sign other petitions against South Korean dog meat trade: http://koreandogs.org/petitions/
      Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koreandogs
      Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Koreandogs
      Thank you for caring!

      Documentary Dog Meat (Boshintang) by STOP IT!

      Documentary Dog Meat (2013) -English caption is available. The Truth of Dog meat in S.Korea. Director Jung Jeena/ STOP IT! Campaign/ www.stopitkorea.org

    8. Reached 30,000 signatures

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    • maxime jacazio LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
      • about 11 hours ago

      inhuman to treat and kill living creature like this, the responsible person would deserve to die the same way ...

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    • Mirjam Leslie-Pringle NETHERLANDS, SPAIN
      • about 16 hours ago

      Es horrible lo que paso aqui!!!!

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    • Arrista Pottle SEBRING, FL
      • 1 day ago

      DOGS ARE COMPANION ANIMALS WHO FEEL EMOTIONS AND PAIN. TORTURE OF ANY ANIMALS SHOULD BE CONDEMNED AND STOPPED IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE STOP THIS HORRENDOUS ABUSE AND USAGE Of DOGS (AND CATS) AS FOOD.

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    • Rachael R-Hampton QLD, AUSTRALIA
      • 1 day ago

      The horrific cruelty to animals MUST END! Ban the dog & cat meat trade NOW! "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated" Mahatma Gandhi

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    • Wanda Barquin WASHINGTON, DC
      • 1 day ago

      STOP this torture! Cruel and unnecessary suffering inflicted on sentient beings should be banned for ever! Thanks. W

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