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Petitioning Minister for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Mr Yoo Jeong-Bok and 4 others

Animals Buried Alive in Korea

Over 8 million animals have been killed so far and more will be killed in South Korea, as part of the culling operations due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD). The government started vaccinating animals only recently, but the use of vaccines has been limited. To slow down the outbreak, the government decided to also cull healthy animals within the danger zones. The Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA) has strongly advocated for the government to stop the massacre. 

"FMD-Pigs Buried Alive in Korea"

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This petition was delivered to:
  • Minister for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
    Mr Yoo Jeong-Bok
  • HE Mr Choo Kyu Ho
  • Han Duk-soo
  • Consul General at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto
    His Excellency Mr. Hong Ji-in
  • Chief Veterinary Officer and Canada’s OIE representative
    Dr. Brian Evans

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