Blowing Water by Luisa Tam
New law set to pass in the US Congress should give the impetus to end the slaughter of dogs for food worldwide
- Eating dog meat may be taboo in the West but a lack of legal sanctions means dogs can be killed for food
- There is a long way to go in Asia, where at least 30 million dogs are killed every year to be eaten
Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.