Reduce South Korea's credit rating as illegal dog meat industry threatens their economy!

10,671
Supporters

We request that Fitch Ratings please review and reduce South Korea’s current credit rating. South Korea’s illegal dog meat industry is being exposed worldwide for its brutal and barbaric trade, damaging both their economy and social image. 

South Korea has the world’s 14th largest economy and there are a multitude of successful petitions created around the world and translated into multiple languages asking millions of people to refrain from using/purchasing/supporting some of their largest global brands including Samsung, Hyundai, Kia, LG, SK, and Daewoo as a form of protest against the horrific dog meat industry.

The Korean government has done nothing to stop this illegal practice and many politicians such as National Assemblyman Cheol-Woo Lee even supports the “interests” of the dog farmers. Fitch is dedicated to several core principles, two of which are integrity and transparency. We respect your organization and hope that you hold those you rate to the same level of legitimacy and ethical standing.

There's no excuse for these barbaric and cruel behaviors, and the world has come together in one voice demanding change, accountability and compassion, not only from the South Korean government and high profile corporations, but from the store keepers, vendors and dog “farmers” as the fight has been brought to their very doorsteps.

We politely request that you take into consideration this very serious issue that has elicited a global call to action and has had millions of people pledge to desist in using or supporting Korean companies and products, adversely affecting their sales and image.

We truly thank you for your time and consideration in this matter.

 

This petition will be delivered to:
  • Secretary General of the United Nations
    Ban Ki-moon (Secretary General of the United Nations)
  • Fitch Ratings
  • President of South Korea
    Geun-Hye Park
  • Leader of Democratic Party (Opposition Party) of South Korea
    Jae-In Moon
  • President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council(UN EC
    Joon Oh
  • Co-Founder of the People’s Party of Korea
    Cheol-Soo Ahn
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Moo-Sung Kim/ Yoo-Cheol Won
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Chung-Won Seo
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Tae-Ho Kim
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    In-Jae Lee
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Uil-Dong Kim
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Jeong-Hyun Lee
  • Leader of the Saenuri Party of South Korea
    Dae-Hee Ahn
  • Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea
    Ui-Hwa Chung
  • Prime Minister of South Korea
    Kyo-Ahn Hwang
  • DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF STRATEGY AND FINANCE
    Kyung-Hwan Choi
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
    Byung-Se Yun
  • MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS
    Dong-Phil Lee
  • Vice Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
    In-Hong Yeo
  • Minister of Korea Food And Drug Safety
    Seung Chun
  • MINISTER OF HEALTH & WELFARE
    Hyung-Pyo Moon
  • MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT
    Seong-Kyu Yun
  • Minister of Justice
    Hyun-Woong Kim


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