In July 2018, we discovered that keychains, cat toys, and clothes containing imported cat fur were being distributed and sold in markets in South Korea. We requested a DNA test for 14 samples obtained from a market in Seoul. 3 samples out of the 14 were confirmed to be cat fur. In October 2018, we […]
Fur Free Asia
On March 20th, the Blue House Secretary for Civil Affairs, Cho Kuk, announced a detailed briefing of the constitutional amendment bill in which President Jae-in Moon expands basic rights and strengthen the power of the people. The amendment bill includes a clause that gives provision to establish a policy for the protection of animal rights.
Animal rights organization, CARE conducted a fur free campaign with other nations. The campaign was a part of the event of ‘FurFreeASIA’ which is a coalition of Asian Animal Rights group such as Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. 14th of December, CARE and some volunteers had informed the purpose of this campaign to citizens […]
There are a lot of farms in East Asia that produce fur for the fashion and other industries. A coalition of animal rights groups in Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan have united and launched the FurFreeASIA Campaign to stop the cruelty of the fur industry. How to get involved Raise awareness about the cruelty […]
Can you even imagine how painful skinning is? Did you know not only mink, raccoon, chinchilla, rabbit, fox and angora, but also companion animals such as dogs and cats are used to make clothes and accessories? In China, people capture abandoned dogs, cats and wild cats at the street and use their fur in a […]