SAY NO TO PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018, in PyeongChang, South Korea.
It will be the first winter Olympics to be held on mainland Asia.
South Korea is the world’s 14th largest economy, yet an estimated 2.5 million dogs and thousands of cats are slaughtered each year and eaten as “health food”.
Facts about dog and cat meat farms in south Korea
Dogs are imprisoned in cramped, rusty, raised cages all their lives with no protection from extreme elements,
Have no access to water, exercise, or medical care.
The dogs eardrums are often burst to prevent them from barking.
They are either electrocuted, hanged, beaten to death, boiled or burnt alive.
Cats are frequently boiled alive to make tonics believed to treat rheumatism.
South Koreans genuinely believe that the more the dog is made to suffer, it will enrich the quality of the meat and increase the health benefits to the consumer.
Bok-Nal literally translates as ‘Dog Days’ and is a 3 week Korean holiday marking the height of the summer growing season. It is traditionally the hottest time of the year and in a bid to beat the summer heat, many Koreans will consume ‘traditional’ soups or tonics made of dog meat. The meat is believed to have magical restorative powers, increasing overall health and fitness, as well as the powers to ‘cool the blood’, yet no such magical health benefits have been proven to exist and it has been simply argued that it’s the ‘water’ content in the soups which help in hydration.
Dog meat consumption will increase considerably during this period, focusing in on 3 days in particular. The event is hosted on the first day July called Cho Bok translated as ‘first summer’ continuing through to Joong Bok, ‘mid-summer’, of July and Mal Bok, ‘end of summer’, in August lasting approx. 3.5 weeks.
The demand is so high in South Korea that 20% of the dogs eaten are now imported from China. Unlike China, most of the dogs are farmed and these same dogs are pumped full of antibiotics and medicines – it is the only way to keep them alive and free from disease, because of the terrible conditions they live in.
If South Korea wants to be respected as a nation of conscience, South Koreans need to strengthen the animal protection law and permanently ban dog and cat consumption.
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Please write to the members of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) urging the Boycott of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation! Contact Info: The Association of National Olympic Committees CLICK HERE
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Ki Bo Bae father said "his daughter turned in excellent performances after eating dog meat during her school days."
"Uljjang archer Ki Bo Bae: 'Targets are easier to hit when I eat boshintang'.
Outrage broke out against her from animal lovers around the world on social media
10th August 2016 Full article - CLICK HERE
Ki Bo Bae FB page - CLICK HERE