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The latest news on our animal protection work in South Korea.

South Korea News & Resources

  • November 22, 2016

    화학물질 안전관리에 있어 동물대체시험의 필요성 논의하는 토론회 개최

    더불어민주당 송옥주의원, 권미혁의원, 한정애의원과 국제동물보호단체인 휴메인 소사이어티 인터내셔널(HSI)가 오는 24일 ‘화학물질 안전관리에 있어 동물대체시험의 필요성’을 다루는 토론회를 개최하며 동물대체시험법을 이용한 더 과학적이고 효과적인 접근의 안전한 화학물질관리에 대한 논의를 한다.

  • November 22, 2016

    National Assembly Forum to discuss the importance of alternative method to animal testing in chemical management

    HSI is organising an Assembly Forum, hosted by members of Korea's National Assembly, to discuss more effective and scientific approaches of adopting animal alternative test for chemical management.

  • November 7, 2016

    Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

    The Winter Olympics to be held in Pyeongchang in February 2018 provide the ideal window of opportunity to increase pressure on the South Korean government to remove what is increasingly being seen as a stain on the country’s global reputation.

  • November 7, 2016

    Korean #ScienceWithoutSuffering campaign launches with support of TV star Sam Hammington

    Humane Society International announced the launch of its #ScienceWithoutSuffering (#고통없는과학 in Korean) campaign to promote the advancement of non-animal safety science and health research in South Korea. Korean TV celebrity Sam Hammington and National Assembly Member Ms. Okju Song and Ms. Jeongae Han joined HSI to support the launch of this campaign.

  • November 7, 2016

    휴메인소사이어티인터내셔널, 샘해밍턴과 #고통없는과학 캠페인 개시

    국제동물보호.복지단체, 휴메인 소사이어티 인터내셔널 (이하, HSI)이 비동물 시험방법을 이용한 안전과학과 보건연구의 발전 중요성을 알리기 위한 #고통없는과학(#ScienceWithoutSuffering) 캠페인을 개시한다.

  • November 3, 2016

    Bok Nal Days

    Boknal days are the three hottest days of the summer between July and August according to the lunar calendar, when 70-80 percent of dog meat is consumed even by those who never eat dog meat at any other time of year.

  • November 3, 2016

    Closing South Korea’s dog meat farms

    An estimated 2 million dogs are kept on around 17,000 farms across South Korea, confined in small, barren, filthy cages with little food, exposed to the the elements, until they are slaughtered for human consumption.

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