Comment & Opinion

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A Third Legal Status for Animals

In early May 2005, Hae-tal became a member of Hansun Seo’s family. However, in the late evening of February 21st 2015, Hae-tal was savagely beaten by a neighbor for no discernible reason. He died shortly after.

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Cat Torturer’s Inadequate Punishment

The man who tortured a cat with boiling water and hot pokers, left it suffering in agony unable to eat or drink for 5 days, and then fed it alive to his dogs, was sentenced on May 2nd, 2017 at a court in South Chungcheon province, South Korea.

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The Cruelty of Dog Meat Markets

CARE continues to investigate traditional markets in and around Seoul since Moran market’s announcement that the public slaughtering of dogs at the market will cease. However, this is still happening, including at Moran market; dogs are being taken from display cages and slaughtered in front of customers and other dogs.

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Indiscriminate Killing of Wild Boar

News about wild boar has been in the new a lot this year, and the Ministry of Environment and local governments announced that they will control their numbers by mobilizing hundreds of hunters, and paying them, to kill them.