South Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: APSouth Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
South Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP

South Korean activists hold mock funeral to protest against ‘dog meat day’

  • Pets are growing in popularity, and a survey in 2018 indicated that about 80 per cent of South Koreans had not eaten dog meat in the previous year
  • However, many people still oppose outlawing the consumption of dog meat because they view it as surrendering to Western pressure

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: APSouth Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
South Korean vegetarian activists wearing dog masks stage a rally opposing the country’s culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
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