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PRESS INFO 2022 - 2023


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In South Korea, support for a ban on eating dog meat is growing

FEBRUARY 16, 2022


2 butchers killed 4,000 dogs by electrocuting them with electric needles or stabbing them with a knife: they are on probation a year and three month imprisonment

MARCH 27, 2022


Minister nominee Chung Hwang-keun seeks to end #DogMeat through social consensus

MAY 4, 2022

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#SouthKorea's government-civilian consultative body on #DogMeat consumption decided to extend its operations for 2 more months for further discussions on the sensitive issue in the country

MAY 6, 2022


First lady calls for end to #DogMeat consumption

JUNE 13, 2022

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Promoting the end of dog eating within my term of office, my duty

APRIL 13, 2023

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Ruling party lawmaker tables bill banning dog meat consumption

APRIL 14, 2023

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#SouthKorea #DogMeat Association "Accused of Defamation against the First Lady for mentioning to end dog eating"

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APRIL 25, 2023

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Time to end the cruel #DogMeatTrade in #SouthKorea, says former Scots Tory MEP

MAY 17, 2023

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260 animal groups "support Kim Kun-hee's end of #DogMeat"... Dog breeding association cancels dog mobilization rally

MAY 19, 2023

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An ordinance is being pushed forward that imposes a fine of up to 5 million won for selling dog meat in Seoul. Rep. Kim Ji-hyang of the Seoul Metropolitan Council (People's Power, Yeongdeungpo 4) announced on the 31st that he had proposed the 'Ordinance on Banning Dogs and Cats' with these contents.

JUNE 1, 2023

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Oh Se-hoon, Mayor of #Seoul #SouthKorea: "I will thoroughly manage the suspension of unsanitary #DogMeat restaurants and fines - We will monitor the illegal dog slaughter in downtown Seoul"

JUNE 13, 2023

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229 #DogMeat restaurants in #Seoul

The controversy over banning dog eating is rekindling Relevant bills & ordinances are being proposed one after another by the National Assembly & the Seoul Metropolitan Council

JUNE 21, 2023

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Calls intensify for legislative ban on #DogMeatTrade in #SouthKorea

JULY 10, 2023

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South Korean dog meat farmers push back against consumption ban

AUGUST 3, 2023

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According to the chairman of the Policy Committee, Park Dae-Chool, "Position on Promoting 'Kim Keon-hee Law' to Ban Dog Meat Consumption Has Not Changed"

SEPTEMBER 13, 2023


National Assembly speeds up efforts to outlaw dog meat consumption in S. Korea

OCTOBER 2, 2023


The South Korean government and the ruling People Power Party agreed to introduce a special act to end dog meat consumption in South Korea by 2027

NOVEMBER 17, 2023

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