Yulin 2017… steps towards a more humane future

While Yulin 2017 goes ahead, ACTAsia explains what approach can bring about long lasting change for all animals in China.

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Temporary ban on dog eating is a step in the right direction

ACTAsia's statement following the news of a ban on the sale of dog meat during the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, in June 2017.

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New approach to Yulin Dog Meat Festival

ACTAsia’s campaign to stop the Yulin Dog Meat Festival is radically different this year - we already know that you don’t need persuading how awful the festival is. There are no shocking images and it doesn’t dwell on the horror we’ve seen before.

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Fur Free China campaign highlights dog and cat fur

In the build up to Chinese New Year (the peak season for fur sales) in January, we are starting and will intensify our Fur Free China campaign to tackle the growing fur business. This years’ focus is on the plight of dogs and cats suffering in the industry.

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Stop Yulin dog meat festival

On the 21st of June, many residents of YuLin will 'celebrate' summer stolstice by eating dog meat. We have held a first ever press conference in Yulin to highlight the animal cruelty involved in this practice.

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