Activists in Seoul protest against South Korea’s culture of eating dog meat. File photo: AP
Activists in Seoul protest against South Korea’s culture of eating dog meat. File photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea’s ‘superstitious’ politician owns four dogs, says eating dog meat isn’t animal abuse

  • Animal rights activists have condemned presidential hopeful Yoon Suk-yeol for saying dogs raised for the meat trade are different from pets
  • Yoon has described himself as an animal-lover and also owns three cats. He’s been embroiled in controversy over alleged reliance on superstitious practices

Activists in Seoul protest against South Korea’s culture of eating dog meat. File photo: AP
Activists in Seoul protest against South Korea’s culture of eating dog meat. File photo: AP
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