Seoul South Korea Mayor Declares an End to Dog Slaughtering in Seoul, South Korea
A Meat and Dairy Industries Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM LCA Last Chance for Animals
October 2019

Seoul's Mayor Park Won-soon officially declared all dog meat slaughterhouses would be closed in Seoul, S. Korea on October 31, 2019.

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Your help fighting the dog meat trade in S. Korea is making a difference! On Saturday, October 26, 2019, Mayor Park Won-soon officially declared all dog meat slaughterhouses would be closed in Seoul, S. Korea on October 31, 2019.

LCA's S. Korean sister organization Animal Liberation Wave (ALW) and a coalition of other animal protection groups and activists celebrated the announcement at an event in Seoul's Namsan Park.

This announcement comes on the heels of Korea's largest dog meat trading marketóMoran Market in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Provinceóbeing shut down in 2018.

In a statement released before the event, Mayor Park said:

"Through persuasion for many years, we stopped all slaughter in Seoul....We will maintain the city as a slaughter-free place to promote the dignity of animal coexistence. If Seoul slaughter activity occurs again, we will use all means to block it."

 



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