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2 Dec 2023

South Korean Dog Farmers Protest Proposed Ban on Dog Meat

In Seoul, around 200 dog farmers, restaurant owners, and industry stakeholders rallied against proposed legislation banning dog meat, a centuries-old practice. Clashing with police, demonstrators asserted that the government-backed bill, which aims to prohibit dog meat consumption by year's end, threatens their livelihood. The protest highlights cultural tensions and the economic consequences of legislating animal welfare. [Source](