Petitioning YuLin City Governor, GuangXi Province, China Mr. Chen Wu, YuLin Governor and 2 others

Please Shut Down the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in GuangXi China

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Did you know, every year, on the summer solstice, thousands of dogs are rounded up to be eaten in Yulin, China as part of a Dog Meat Festival? We believe that this cruel "festival" has no place in the 21st century.

My name is Andrea Gung and I’ve been working for Duo Duo, an organisation in the Yulin area dedicated to ending the event. We believe that this cruel “festival” has no place in the 21st century.

There are so many reasons to end this horrific festival -- warning, the following information may be upsetting.

Many of the dogs that are killed are stolen household pets or are watchdogs of rural families. Allowing the Dog Meat Festival to continue is like endorsing dog theft, which supplies the dog meat industry.

The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is also a dangerous food safety issue. Dogs sold on the market are sick, poisoned and dying animals. They suffer from horrendous conditions during the long distance, trans-provincial journeys, many days without food and water and may carry contagious disease.

We appeal to you to act in the interest of public health, food safety, animal welfare, and the image of Guangxi and China. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is a business operation that undermines the national and public interest. The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region government is at a historical juncture. The Dog Meat Festival must end.

By signing our petition, you’re joining a global movement with like-minded people who want to shut down this heinous festival and trade. In the coming weeks and months, you’ll have the opportunity to be involved in both online and in-person events happening around the world.

Andrea Gung

This petition will be delivered to:
  • YuLin City Governor, GuangXi Province, China
    Mr. Chen Wu, YuLin Governor
  • Board member
    Tzeng Gung
  • Board member
    Will Kaku

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