Petitioning Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Germany Ambassador Moon Tae-Young and 31 others

Boycott The 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, S. Korea-Tell S. Korea to Ban the Dog Torture and Consumption Now!

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

Dear prospective attendees of the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South Korea:

I urge you today to please boycott the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South 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 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South 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 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South Korea: http://www.wcce9.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)

Letter to
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Germany Ambassador Moon Tae-Young
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Norway Ambassador Lee Byong Hyun
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Portugal Ambassador Yoo Jung-Hee
and 29 others
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Denmark Ambassador Byung-ho Kim
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Greece Ambassador Tae-shin JANG
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sweden Ambassador Eom, Seock-jeong
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Czech Ambassador Gabriel OH
Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-Soo
Korea Food And Drug Administration Commissioner Lee Hee-Sung
Ministry of Environment Minister Yoo Young-Sook
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to USA Ambassador Choi Young-jin
Office of the president, the Republic of Korea President Geun-Hye Park 대한민국 박근혜 대통령
Chairs, WCCE9 &APCChE2013 Secretariat Chairs, WCCE9 &APCChE2013 Secretariat
Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs Minister Rim Che-Min (Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs)
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Nederlands Ambassador Lee Key-Cheol (Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Nederlands)
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Finland Ambassador Dongsun Park
Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada Ambassador Joo-Hong NAM
Ambassador of Republic of Korea to the United Nations Ambassador Kim Sook
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in France Ambassador Park Heung-shin
Prime Minister's Office Prime Minister Mr. Kim Hwang-sik
Seoul Metropolitan Government Mayor Park Won Soon
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in United Kingdom Ambassador Choo Kyu-Ho
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Kim Sung-Hwan
Seongnam City Mayor Lee Jae-Myung
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) President Hong Suk-Woo
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Switzerland Ambassador Kim Jong-Il
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Italy Ambassador Kim Young-Seok
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Israel Ambassador Park Kyung-Taek
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Spain Ambassador Chang Dong-Chul
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Thailand Ambassador Lim Jae-Hong
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Austria Ambassador CHO Hyun
Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Suh Kyu-Yong (Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Prospective attendees of the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering.

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Boycott The 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, S. Korea-Tell S. Korea to Ban the Dog Torture and Consumption Now!

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

Dear prospective attendees of the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South Korea:

I urge you today to please boycott the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South 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 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South 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,

Dear prospective attendees of the 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South Korea,
If you wish to be excluded from receiving these petition emails, please contact me and I would be glad to remove your name. Equally, if you support this cause to end the horrific cruelty to millions of dogs and cats, I would be glad to hear from you.

The 2013 9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering in Seoul, South Korea: http://www.wcce9.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)