Home News Canine farmers protest canine meat ban in South Korea

Canine farmers protest canine meat ban in South Korea

0 comment 269 views 3 minutes read


Farmers took a canine in a cage to the protest, Seoul, South Korea, November 30, 2023, credit score: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji

About 200 farmers protested the proposed canine meat ban in South Korea on Thursday. They gathered close to the presidential workplace in Seoul to demand the federal government scrap the plan to ban canine meat.

“We will agree with the concept that it’s barbaric as a result of all international locations which have the custom of animal farming have sooner or later eaten canine, and there are nonetheless international locations the place it’s accomplished,” Ju Yeong-Bong, head of the canine meat farm committee, stated.

The farmers clashed with police, who stopped them from crossing the road to manoeuvre nearer to the presidential workplace. Three individuals had been arrested.

Two weeks ago, the ruling social gathering of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol launched an invoice to ban the breeding and sale of dogs for consumption by 2027. As well as it talked about how companies that had been compelled to shut down would obtain monetary compensation.

Whereas consuming canine meat has declined in recognition, canine meat farmers have been combating to maintain it authorized. They’re supported by restaurant homeowners who serve canine meat

“From observing canine meat farmers and the surroundings of canine farms, I believe individuals, together with myself, oppose consuming canine meat as a result of there are issues with the slaughter methodology,” a 22-year-old resident, who requested to stay nameless, instructed information company Reuters.

The PetEarnest carry you the latest news on animals and their surroundings. Comply with The PetEarnest on Google News and subscribe here to our weekly electronic mail! 

Next article: Canada Bans Elephant Ivory And Rhino Horn Trade

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Dr. Chandrika

About Me

I am a veterinary doctor who is passionate about providing top-quality care for pets and their families. My mission is to share my knowledge and expertise with pet owners through my blog, petearnest.com.


Don't miss out on the latest pet care trends and advice - subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive tips and insights delivered straight to your inbox!

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.