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DOG MEAT BAN LAW 

South Korea passes law banning

dog meat trade!

South Korea: the only country in the world that massively breeds dogs for human consumption - more than 2 million dogs tortured for their meat every year

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HISTORIC DATE 

JANUARY 9, 2024

South Korea passes law banning

dog meat trade!

 

South Korea's parliament passed a Bill banning breeding, slaughtering and selling dogs for their meat, a traditional practice that activists have long called an embarrassment for the country.

The National Assembly passed the Bill by a 208-0 vote. It will come into effect after a three-year grace period and after it receives final approval from President Yoon Suk-yeol.

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TEXT OF THE FINAL BILL APPROVED

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AFTER THE APPROVAL

OF THE LAW...

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June 5, 2024

Korea remains divided over how quickly to close down dog meat industry

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March 20, 2024

Time to take dog meat off the table - South Koreans now see canines as companions, not food

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April 30, 2024

Ministry launches special team to end dog meat consumption by 2027

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March 27, 2024

Dog meat sellers file petition with top court over trade ban

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January 10, 2024

South Korea to end dog meat industry

South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill to end the eating and selling of dog meat. The law will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare under President Yoon Suk Yeol.

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January 14, 2024

People in Seoul react as South Korea's parliament passes bill to ban dog meat trade and consumption

"Although it was a traditional thing for Koreans to eat dog meat, I personally believe and also me and my other younger generations believe that it is unethical for people to eat or kill dogs for any reason. So personally I agree to the new regulation that is happening in Korea. And I hope all the trends like vegan food... will become more familiar to the Korean people compared to other people worldwide."

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes law banning dog meat trade 

South Korea has passed a new law, which aims to end the slaughter and selling of dogs for their meat by 2027. The law aims to end the centuries-old practice of eating dog meat. Dog meat has fallen out of favour with diners over the past few decades. Young people especially shun it.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill banning consumption and sale of dog meat

South Korea's Parliament has passed a bill banning the eating and selling of dog meat. It was passed by an overwhelming 208 votes with two abstentions. The new law, which takes effect in 2027, will end the controversial practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 9, 2024

outh Korea Passes Bill To Ban Eating Dog Meat | Dog Meat Trade 

The bill received rare bipartisan support across South Korea’s divided political landscape, highlighting how attitudes toward eating dog have transformed over the past few decades during the country’s rapid industrialization.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea: Parliament Passes Bill to Ban The Trade of Dog Meat

The South Korean Parliament has passed a Bill to prohibit the sale of dog meat. The law will come into force by 2027, marking the end of a centuries-old practice. Criticism of the methods used to slaughter dogs, such as electrocution or hanging, has contributed to the decline in the practice.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans selling dog meat for consumption, ending controversial practice

Activists and dog lovers cheered as South Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to end the selling and slaughtering for consumption of dog meat — a move that would outlaw the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill banning dog meat trade

Public calls for the ban have grown sharply amid animal rights campaigns and worries about the country’s international image in recent years.

Some angry dog farmers said they plan to file a constitutional appeal and launch rallies in protest, a suggestion that heated debate over the ban would continue.

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January 14, 2024

Dog Meat Banned in South Korea - What You Need to Know

South Korea says goodbye to dog meat. Watch to find out how this big change came about, what the new law says, and what it means for the future. Join the conversation and share your thoughts in the comments!

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans the sale of dog meat

South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill to ban the sale of dog meat.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat industry

South Korea's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday (January 9) to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare. Branded as ‘history in the making’, South Korea passed a bill on Tuesday (January 9) to ban the eating and selling of dog meat.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's Parliament Passes Bill to Ban Dog Meat Trade, Details Inside

In a landmark decision, South Korea's parliament passes a bill to ban the dog meat trade, marking a significant shift in animal welfare. Join us for a deep dive into the implications of this historic move and the global impact on the fight against the dog meat industry. Subscribe for the latest updates and insights.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea agrees historic ban on dog meat industry

Campaigners say most dogs are electrocuted or hanged, but those involved in the trade claim slaughtering has become more humane.

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January 11, 2024

South Korea Approves Bill To End Trade In Dog Meat

South Korea's parliament has passed a bill banning the sale of dog meat, bringing an end to the centuries-old trade in 2027.

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January 9, 2024

South Korean parliament passes bill banning dog meat trade

South Korean parliament passes bill banning dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Passes Bill Banning Dog Meat Trade

Lawmakers in South Korea passed a bill on Tuesday that will ban the farming, slaughter and sale of dog meat by 2027. WSJ Korea Bureau Chief Timothy W. Martin explains what led to the decisio

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January 9, 2024

Activists cheer as South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat trade

Activists and dog lovers cheered as South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday (January 9) passed a bill to end the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that would outlaw the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare. 

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January 18, 2024

Souuth Korea ends centuries-old practice of dog meat consumption

Dog meat consumption has long been a contentious issue in South Korea, witnessing a notable decline in recent decades. While some advocates insist that it's important to give individuals the freedom to choose what they eat, South Korea recently decided to root out the age-old practice.

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January 11, 2024

South Korea is banning dog meat. Why now? | About That

South Korea's parliament has passed a law to ban dog meat production and sale. Yet, the practice of consuming dog meat in South Korea has become considerably less popular in recent years. Andrew Chang breaks down the ban and how changing attitudes and worries about the country's international image may have played into the timing.

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January 10, 2024

South Korea passes Bill banning dog meat trade

South Korea's parliament passed a Bill to ban the dog meat trade on Tuesday (Jan 9). Under the legislation, those caught breeding and slaughtering dogs to produce meat for human consumption can face up to three years in prison or fines of up to 30 million won (US$22,800). The ban will take effect after a three-year grace period

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January 9, 2024

South Korea’s Parliament Passes Bill To Ban Dog Meat Trade

South Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to end the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that would outlaw the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare. Eating dog meat was once seen as a way to improve stamina in the humid Korean summer.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans consumption of dog meat in win for animal activism

South Korea’s parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 9, 2024

South Korean parliament passes law banning dog meat trade

The South Korean parliament on Tuesday passed a bill banning the sale of dog meat, outlawing the fading centuries-old practice.

The law will take effect after a three-year grace period to phase out the industry, effectively ending the trade by 2027.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill banning dog meat trade

South Korea's parliament has endorsed landmark legislation to outlaw the slaughter and consumption of dog meat by 2027.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban eating dog meat

South Korea passes bill to ban eating dog meat

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January 10, 2024

South Korean lawmakers vote to ban dog meat trade

South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday endorsed landmark legislation outlawing dog meat consumption.

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February 1, 2024

S.Korean businesses bristle at dog meat ban

Dog lovers have celebrated South Korea's decision to ban the sale of canines for human consumption. But the decision has also promoted outcry from business owners who have made dog meat their livelihoods

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat industry

South Korea's parliament passed a bill to ban the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that will end the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 11, 2024

Dog meat ‘off the menu’ in South Korea following landmark bill

Dog meat is now off the menu in South Korea after parliament passed a landmark bill on Tuesday to ban the eating and selling of the product. The consumption of dog meat was previously neither banned nor legalised in the country. The National Assembly passed the bill by a 208-0 vote.

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January 19, 2024

South Korea’s Parliament Unanimously Passes Historic Dog Meat Ban

After decades of deliberation spanning multiple administrations, South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday unanimously passed a special bill to outlaw the dog meat industry—a move welcomed by animal rights advocates both domestic and worldwide.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans dog meat trade in a historic, and unanimous move

Lawmakers in South Korea on Tuesday passed a watershed ban on the production and sale of dog meat for human consumption, a centuries-old practice animal rights activists in the country have tried to eradicate for generations.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes landmark bill banning sale and consumption of dog meat

South Korean parliament on Tuesday (Jan 9) passed a landmark bill that bans the centuries-old controversial practice of eating and selling dog meat. The legislation was passed after years of nationwide debate over whether to ban the traditional practice or not.  

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January 10, 2024

Activists cheer as South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat trade

On The Scene: Activists and dog lovers cheered as South Korea’s parliament passed a bill to end the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that would outlaw the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 9, 2024

S. Korea passes law to ban dog meat trade

South Korea passed a bill to end the centuries-old practice of eating dog meat by 2027, banning the breeding or slaughter of dogs for consumption and the sale of dog meat.

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January 10, 2024

South Korea bans dog meat

South Korea has banned the eating and selling of dog meat. Learn more about this practice and why many support the ban.

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January 9, 2024

This country just banned breeding dogs for eating

CNN's Marc Stewart reports on South Korea's ban on breeding dogs for meat consumption. The traditional but controversial practice has been outlawed by a bill passed in South Korea's parliament after years of nationwide debate

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January 9, 2024

Eating and selling dog meat is to become illegal in South Korea

Parliamentarians in South Korea on Tuesday passed a bill to ban selling or producing dog meat, something that has been practiced in the country for centuries. The law, which is to go into force in 2027, comes amid growing support for animal welfare in the country. The National Assembly passed the bill by a 208-0 vote.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea parliament passes bill banning dog meat trade

South Korea's parliament on Tuesday passed a bill banning breeding, slaughtering and selling dogs for their meat, a traditional practice that activists have called an embarrassment for the country.

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January 13, 2024

Inside South Korea's dog meat restaurants...

Koreans have been eating dog meat for centuries. But all of that is now going to change. Watch this video to more

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January 11, 2024

South Korea: Dog meat production and sales to soon be illegal

After a three-year grace period, the bill will make the slaughter, breeding and sale of dog meat for human consumption illegal from 2027 and punishable by two to three years in prison.

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January 10, 2024

South Korea Bans Sale of Dog Meat in Landmark Legislation

South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark ban on production and sales of dog meat, as public calls for a prohibition have grown sharply over concerns about animal rights and the country’s international image.

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January 21, 2024

Korea Takes a Stand Against Dog Meat Consumption

This monumental shift reflects a broader transformation in societal attitudes towards the treatment of animals, particularly the consumption of dog meat. The video explores the multifaceted aspects that contributed to this significant change, including the role of passionate activists and organizations advocating for the welfare of animals.

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January 9, 2024

Activists cheer as South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat trade

Activists and dog lovers cheered as South Korea’s parliament on Tuesday (Jan 9) passed a bill to end the eating and selling of dog meat, a move that would outlaw the controversial centuries-old practice amid growing support for animal welfare.

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January 11, 2024

South Korea Parliament Bans Dog Meat Production and Sale

The South Korean parliament, passed a landmark ban on the production and sale of dog meat on Tuesday (1/9), as public calls for prohibition soared, following concerns about animal rights, and the country’s global image.

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January 11, 2024

Dog meat restaurants in South Korea to close

South Korea’s parliament passed a bill on January 9, 2024, banning the breeding, slaughtering and selling of dogs for their meat. Despite declining dog meat consumption and pressure from activists, the law faces opposition from dog farmers and customers. 

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January 19, 2024

South Korea bans sale of dog meat

The South Korean parliament passed a law on Tuesday stopping restaurants from serving dog meat and banning the breeding, butchering, distributing and selling of dogs for consumption. The law, which will not prohibit the private consumption of dog meat, will come into effect in 2027. Defying the new rules will be punishable by up to two years in prison or fines up to 30 million won (£17,875).

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Parliament Passes Bill Banning Dog Meat Trade

A bill outlawing the selling of dog meat for consumption was approved in the South Korea’s National Assembly by an overwhelming vote of 208-to-0 with two abstentions Tuesday.

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January 10, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban dog meat, to be outlawed from 2027

South Korea has passes the bill that bans the consumption of dog meat in the country. The bill will be outlaws slaughtering and selling dogs from 2027 - which is a centuries-old practice.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea’s parliament endorses landmark legislation outlawing dog meat consumption

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January 9, 2024

South Korea takes dog meat off the menu
The bill will provide compensation so that businesses can move out of the trade, though its dog meat consumption is now rare.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Passes Law Banning Trade/Sale of Dog Meat by 2027

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South Korea introduces law to ban dog meat trade

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South Korea's parliament passes Bill banning dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban eating dog meat, ending controversial practice as consumer habits change

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Dog meat production and sale banned in South Korea

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's history of eating dog meat

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January 9, 2024

Parliament bans slaughter and sale. Ban fully implemented by 2027, with compensation for producers

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans the dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's parliament passed a bill to ban the breeding and slaughter of dog meat for consumption due to #AnimalWelfare concerns

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January 9, 2024

DOG MEAT TRADE IN SOUTH KOREA BANNED BY LAW

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban sale and consumption of dog meat: Details about landmark move

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OUTH KOREA PASSES LAW BANNING THE PRODUCTION AND SALE OF DOG MEAT

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's parliament has endorsed landmark legislation to outlaw the slaughter and consumption of dog meat by 2027.

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's Parliament unanimously passes the bill to ban the dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

VICTORY! SOUTH KOREA HAS BANNED THE DOG MEAT TRADE NATIONWIDE

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January 17, 2024

Finally, the #SouthKorean #dogmeattrade will officially end in 2027 after a bill was passed making the slaughter of dogs and the sale of #dogmeat for human consumption illegal

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January 9, 2024

South Korea’s parliament passes landmark ban on production and sales of dog meat

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January 9, 2024

South Korea: Government passes law banning dog meat trade - signalling an end to the controversial industry

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January 9, 2024

#SouthKorea: Dog Meat Banned in Historic Vote!

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January 9, 2024

South Korea’s parliament passes bill to ban dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea's parliament passes bill to ban dog meat trade

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January 11, 2024

South Korea’s dog meat industry up in arms over Bill banning the trade

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January 9, 2024

SOUTH KOREAN PARLIAMENT PASSES HISTORIC BILL ON DOG MEAT CONSUMPTION!

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans dog meat industry

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January 9, 2024

South Korea’s parliament passes bill to end dog meat consumption

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January 9, 2024

South Korean Parliament Approves Ban on Selling and Consuming Dog Meat

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans consumption of dog meat in win for animal activism

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes law banning dog meat trade

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Bans Dog Meat Trade, Sparking Debate Between Older And Younger Generations

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January 18, 2024

South Korea is banning the sale of dog meat, but that does not mean consumption will stop

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to end dog meat trade by 2027

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes law banning controversial dog meat trade with breeders facing three years in jail in move hailed as 'history in the making' by activists

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill to ban consumption of dog meat
 

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January 13, 2024

Bill to Ban Eating Dog Meat Passes in South Korea, But Dog Farmers and Old-Timers Aren’t Happy

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January 10, 2024

The dog meat trade is banned in South Korea by the National Assembly 

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans dog meat trade amid barks of relief - Dog meat stew, known as "boshintang," has been considered a delicacy among some older South Koreans

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January 9, 2024

South Korea passes bill banning production and sale of dog meat! Animal welfare campaigners hail decision as ‘HISTORIC VICTORY’ after years of pressure at home and abroad

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South Korea Passes Law To End Sale And Slaughter Of Dog Meat By 2027

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South Korea passes Bill to ban production and sale of dog meat: Why now, what the Bill says

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January 22, 2024

South Korean agriculture ministry launches task force on ending dog meat consumption

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January 9, 2024

‘It’s history in the making’: South Korea passes law banning centuries-old dog meat industry

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January 9, 2024

#SouthKorea Bans Sale of Dog Meat The National Assembly passed the bill by a 208-0 vote, and it will become law after a presidential signing and other formalities

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January 9, 2024

South Korea bans sale of dog meat as new law could jail illegal butchers for years

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Parliament Passes Landmark Bill To Ban Dog Meat

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January 9, 2024

South Korea Bans Dog Meat Trade!

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January 9, 2024

No More Dog Meat for South Korea: Parl Passes bill Outlawing Consumption by 2027

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January 24, 2024