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June 20, 2016
BREAKING: 20 dogs rescued from slaughter just one day ahead of China's Yulin dog meat festival, photos
Just one day prior to China’s Yulin dog meat festival, HSI rescued 20 sick and injured dogs from a slaughterhouse on the outskirts of Yulin. The dogs were transported to a shelter for veterinary treatment for eye infections, skin disease and lacerations.
June 16, 2016
Just days ahead of China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival on June 21, a new poll has found that most Chinese citizens want to see an end to the festival, saying it blackens China’s image.
June 15, 2016
HSI saves 29 dogs and five cats from being eaten just days before China’s Yulin festival slaughter begins
Chinese activists, led by HSI, rescued dozens of terrified animals from a slaughterhouse in Yulin, China, just days ahead of the June 21st annual dog meat festival. The animals, 34 dogs, puppies and kittens, were being held in squalid conditions at a slaughter facility in Yulin when the rescuers arrived and negotiated the release of all the animals inside.
June 15, 2016
Activistas chinos liderados por HSI rescataron a docenas de aterrados animales de un matadero en Yulin, China, sólo días antes del festival anual de carne de perro que tendrá lugar el 21 de junio.
June 10, 2016
Animal campaigners gather in Beijing to present 11 million-signature petition to end China’s Yulin dog meat festival
Chinese and international animal campaigners gathered outside the Yulin government office in Beijing to present the largest ever petition to end China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival.
May 25, 2016
HSI applauded U.S. Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) for introducing a congressional resolution condemning the annual dog meat festival that takes place in Yulin, China.
May 23, 2016
Celebrities Lucy Watson, Gemma Atkinson, Ricky Gervais, Brian Blessed, Jenny Seagrove, Marc Abraham, Sandi Thom and Rumer, and naturalist Chris Packham, were the latest celebrities to tweet a ‘dog selfie’ in support of Humane Society International’s #StopYulin campaign to end China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival.