Indonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFPIndonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
Indonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFP

In Indonesia, some cash-strapped residents are selling pet dogs as food

  • As the coronavirus pandemic hits incomes, some people are selling the animals into Indonesia’s controversial dog meat trade
  • Dog meat is a culinary speciality among some non-Muslim minority groups, and activists estimate as many as 1 million dogs are killed yearly in Indonesia
Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFPIndonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
Indonesian doctor Susana Somali sits with dogs at her rescue shelter in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
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