Boycott 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea where 2 Million dogs are tortured and eaten every year!
  • Petitioning Governor Woo Keun-Min

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President Geun-Hye Park 대한민국 박근혜 대통령
Chair, The 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea
Jong Soung Kimm
Korean Institute of Architects
Korean Institute of Architects
Federation of Institutes of Korean Architects
Federation of Institutes of Korean Architects
Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs
Minister Rim Che-Min (Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs)

Boycott 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea where 2 Million dogs are tortured and eaten every year!

    1. Hyowon Jang
    2. Petition by

      Hyowon Jang

      United States

Watch this video from one of thousands of despicable illegal dog slaughterhouses in South Korea: http://youtu.be/ldblUoQ2tvo

Watch this undercover video by an animal protection group in S. Korea:  http://youtu.be/aiWE4brZWe0

Read this undercover investigative report by an animal protection group in S. Korea: http://www.careanimalrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/sh.pdf

Dear prospective attendees of the 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea:

I urge you today to please boycott the 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea and stand against the appalling and despicable cruelty committed against the millions of innocent dogs in South Korea every year.

Harriet Beecher Stowe said, "It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done."

In South Korea, 2 million dogs are tortured and eaten every year. Even though the country has established an Animal Protection Law for companion animals, dogs are still beaten, hanged, electrocuted and treated abominably by farmers and slaughters. And dogs and cats are still being beaten and boiled alive for so-called elixirs, which do not have medical properties except in the minds of naive customers.

These sickening practices have no place in the modern world. Other countries in Asia have banned the eating of dog meat and the cruel industry that goes with it many years ago: Taiwan in 2001, Hong Kong in 1950, Philippines in 1998, Thailand in 2000,... Why does South Korea lag behind these countries and other civilized societies?

It's the responsibility of the South Korean government to once and for all end the cruel dog and cat meat industries. Now is the time to cast off the absurd myths and propaganda surrounding these industries and their vile products. Now is the time to leave behind backward and unnecessary traditions.

And now is the time for South Korea to start taking animal protection seriously and show that it really does have a compassionate and ethical society. That means it is time for the South Korean government to better educate the public about the importance of spaying and neutering, about not abandoning animal companions, and about treating animals respectfully.

Until these things are done, South Korea's reputation in the international community will continue to suffer, despite its dazzling modernization and global thinking. Its citizens will continue to face shame and embarrassment.

There is no appropriate animal-protection legislation to prevent the animal cruelty currently taking place in South Korea. As someone who believes strongly that animals should not be treated in this way, I urge the South Korean Government to strengthen the Animal Protection Law to prevent animal cruelty and to introduce basic animal-protection regulations. It must also provide penalties for violations and ensure that mistreated animals can be legally seized from abusers and given immediate refuge. I request that the South Korean Government create an enforceable law to ban the torture, killing, sale, and consumption of dogs and cats.

Dear prospective attendees of the 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea,
You have the power to make a difference for these poor animals who are forced to endure the most agonizing and unimaginable suffering. Would you please stand by these animals today and be their voice?

Sincerely,

The 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea: http://www.uia2017seoul.org/

South Korea's dog meat industry where all kinds of dogs are tortured and eaten: http://youtu.be/_JPYK3yTqWY (Part 1 of 2)
http://youtu.be/hXe3GV0GOB4 (Part 2 of 2)

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    1. Please watch! Shocking Cruelty of South Korean Dog Meat Industry

      Hyowon Jang
      Petition Organizer

      Shocking Cruelty of South Korean Dog Meat Industry(Undercover Video by Stop It! Korea) http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q

      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/.

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    • Татьяна Таболина Орск, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
      • 15 minutes ago

      потому что Я ЧЕЛОВЕК!!!

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    • Barbara Navara TORONTO, CANADA
      • 10 days ago

      Boycott 2017 UIA World Congress of Architects in Seoul, S. Korea where 2 Million dogs are tortured and eaten every year!

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    • Mary Junek MUKWONAGO, WI
      • 10 days ago

      Maybe if organizations such as this keep their money away from S.Korea and advertise why they are doing this then the government will actually start paying attention to what goes on in their country and start to close down slaughterhouses.

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    • Linda Lippincott GARLAND, TX
      • 10 days ago

      NO M ORE TORTURE DOGS AND CATS FOR FOOD

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    • Ted Sorich FOLSOM, CA
      • 16 days ago

      THIS IS BARBARIC... BUT PLEASE ALSO HELP DOGS IN U.S. AND OTHER COUNTRIES AS WELL.

      TO STOP CRUELTY/ABUSE GO RIGHT TO CORE OF ISSUE AND SUPPORT NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO ‘REINVENT’ ANIMAL CONTROL . Pls. sign and BROADLY SPREAD new petition: “ ’Paradigm Shift’ in Animal Control along with National Commitment to Halt Irresponsible Backyard Breeding of Dogs”; it urges 1. implementation of new mechanism to stop irresponsible ‘backyard breeding’; and 2. co-location of cost-effective low-cost spay/neuter clinics with municipal shelters. PLS. REALLY GET BEHIND THIS MOVEMENT. This petition goes’ right to the top’ to: U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Association of Counties and National League of Cities. ANIMAL SUPPORTERS ABROAD: : PLEASE SIGN… AND ALSO ADAPT SIMILAR APPROACH TO REINVENTING ANIMAL CONTROL EVERYWHERE.

      https://www.change.org/petitions/kevin-johnson-re-municipal-animal-control-please-spotlight-need-for-paradigm-shift-in-animal-control-a-national-commitment-to-halt-irresponsible-backyard-breeding-of-dogs#

      THANKS VERY MUCH,

      Stand Up for Dogs www.standupfordogs.com Contact: info@standupfordogs.com

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