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The Humane Society newsletter arrived this weekend, and in it was this photo of a raccoon dog, taken to the market in China. Thousands of raccoon dogs are being skinned at public markets in China, and their fur is being sold to clothing manufacturers.

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Posted: Nov 6, 2007 4:15pm
Mar 9, 2007
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Posted: Mar 9, 2007 10:31am
Mar 5, 2007
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Protest
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Dog meat party for 60000 people in China 


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From: William Tung
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2007 1:38 PM
Subject: Dog meat party for 60000 people

Hong Kong Mingpao daily newspaper :
The day before yesterday, a big feast of eating dog was held by the commissioner in ¦ò¤s¤T¤ô¼Ö¥­Âí¶À¶í§ø. Sixty thousands people coming from different places including Hong Kong were invited to this feast to celebrate the Lunar new year.  
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China Guangzhou daily newspaper :
The reporters came to ¶À¶í§ø at 3 o'clock yesterday.  The delicious smell of the cooked dog has spread throughout the village. It can be seen that the cooking pans and ovens which are specifically used for cooking dog are installed in every family in the village. All the villagers celebrated the Lunar new year with the dogs feasts.
Villagers said dogs feast is served specifically during the Lunar new year. They are used to raising dogs ten months before the dogs feast. The maximum number of dog raised is upto six in each family and it would not be less than 3. The characteristic of dogs feast is in an open atmosphere which all the people are welcome to eat all together.
Eating dog, please take a look of these stunning pictures
The lunar new year is coming. Great variety of new year's feasts are served during the lunar new year. There are a lot of people who have the experience of eating dog. Let's tell them how the dogs suffer at the moment of being slaughtered. 
Many People dare not think about the scene of the slaughter of the dog. Some of them have boycotted eating dogs after comprehending the cruel reality of eating dog.
The more we forward this link, the many dogs will get rescued.
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Posted: Mar 5, 2007 11:01am
Feb 21, 2007
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Location: United States
 
Hello everyone!      This is the news article about our anti-fur demo of February 13th.  It is a great article because it covers not only the demo, but also most of what there is to know about the bloody fur trade.  The Epoch Times is the most read paper in the world, so a great number of people will learn the truth for a change.  Scroll down for some good news as a result of our second international day of action.  Equally exciting news are some of the victories our fellow anti-fur activists are accomplishing in many parts of the world, including a great victory in this country.  Also, please scroll down to see the call for an anti-fur march downtown DC, Sat. March 24th!
While our newsletter is still on the making, I am using this email to give you all the good news about our struggle and victories these last few months.  So please bear with us for now!
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Dogs and Cats Skinned Alive for Their Fur in China
By Gary Feuerberg
Epoch Times Washington, D.C. Staff
Feb 20, 2007

China has become the world's largest exporter of fur garments in just a few years. Many of the international fur traders, manufacturers, and fashion designers have shifted their business to China, where they can exploit China's cheap labor and the absence of restrictive animal welfare regulations.

China's new ascendance in the fur market-fur trade production and retail-comes with a heavy price for the fur-bearing animals. China apparently has no laws in place to regulate the confinement and slaughter of the raccoon dogs, foxes, minks, rabbits, and even dogs and cats, whose fur is responsible for a highly profitable industry. While conditions of fur farms in the West have been subjected to criticism by animal rights groups, Chinese fur farms and slaughter methods have been alleged to be far more shocking and brutal.

China's fur industry has developed across numerous fur farms over the last 12 years. China's farms number as many as 10,000, where 90% of the skins come from farms with fewer than 50 females, according to the China Leather Industry Association, cited in a report published by Swiss Animal Protection (SAP), Care for the Wild, and East International, (henceforth, called the "SAP report") in January 2005 and updated last month.

Fur farms tend to be concentrated in China's North East. Fur farms in Shandong province hold the highest number of animals, followed by Heilongjiang province and then Jilin province. Hebei province acts as the hub for the marketing of fur. At the Shangcun Market in Hebei province, 35 million fur skins are traded each year, which accounts for over 60% of China's pelt trade. The above information is taken from Chinese industry sources cited in the SAP report.

It was in the Shangcun Market that a 14-minute video was secretly produced in February 2005 by the Swiss Animal Protection SAP which shows the skinning of raccoon dogs, foxes and other animals that are still alive and even struggling (see http://www.animal-protection.net. WARNING: Images may be disturbing to some viewers).

An investigative reporter from the Beijing News observed conditions at the Shangcun Market two months after the video was on the Internet and the report appeared in the online version, April 5, 2005. A spokesperson from the county's Communist Party Committee propaganda department was quoted as saying that the live skinning took place seven or eight years ago but could not happen now. However, the reporter for the Beijing News confirmed that skinning alive of most animals at this largest of fur markets in China was still going on even after it had been exposed earlier.

Slaughtering the Fur Animals in China

The animals are immobilized by being stunned with repeated blows to the head, or by being slammed on the ground. The animals are injured and may convulse, tremble or attempt to crawl away, says the SAP report-this is also shown repeatedly in the video. The skinning may begin while the animal is conscious or regaining consciousness.

"Desperate and writhing in agony, animals conscious during these procedures hopelessly try to defend themselves even to the point where all the skin had been forced off .breathing, heart beat.and eyelid movements were evident for 5 to 10 minutes," describes the SAP report of the video and photos.

The International Fur Trade Federation (ITIF), of which China is a member, deplored the SAP report, arguing that it made sweeping generalizations about the conditions in all of China. "It is wrong to portray all fur farming as the same in China," said the IFTF. Some fur farms are run to western standards, said the ITIF. Conditions will improve for animal welfare in China when fur farmers come to realize that the quality of the pelts improve by employing western standards of animal welfare, and that through education, the situation will correct itself-this is the gist of the ITIF's response.

Fur Trim in Fashion

The fur garments are most commonly sold in the U.S., Europe or Japan as fur-trim on coats, gloves, purses, toys, trinkets, and even furniture. By mixing fur with silk, wool, suede and leather, and employing new manufacturing processes, such as shearing and knitting, and new fashionable colors, fur has attained a new novelty and versatility, according to sources cited in a Care for the Wild International (CWI) report.

"Overall, fur was displayed in greater numbers than in previous years, coming in all colors, shapes and sizes," commented a CNN report on fur's popularity on runways during New York's Fashion Week in February 2005. However, consumers may not have noticed the large increase of fur use in fashion today, because fur-trim is much less conspicuous than the expensive full-length fur coats worn in the past, added that most people would be too embarrassed to wear those today.

U.S. fur sales in 2003 were $1.8 billion, according to the Fur Information Council of America, cited by CWI. "China has become the leading fur garment exporter to the USA, accounting for 40% of total US imports in 2004-the equivalent of $7.9 million," according to the SAP report. However, exact import statistics are difficult to obtain because fur trimmings are not specifically declared to customs, says the SAP report.

Protests Staged in Washington and 35 Cities Worldwide

The Anti-Fur Society of Washington, D.C.-a member of the International Anti-Fur Coalition-disapproves of the cramped wire cages that leave almost no room for the animal to move about. In these cramped quarters, the animals show signs of extreme anxiety and pathological behaviors, according to a report by CWI. The Anti-Fur Society of Washington, D.C. especially objects to the slaughter methods, including the skinning of the animals alive, "which makes China's fur industry the most barbaric in the world," says their press release. Their membership find these practices highly disturbing and horrifying.

The group is also appalled at the frequent use of domestic dog and cat fur. Although against U.S. law, a loophole in customs law and mislabeling permits their use in the U.S., they say. Fur items priced at less than US$150 are not checked by Customs for truthful labeling upon entry. The group contends that unsuspecting customers are purchasing items with dog and cat fur. They claim that even Burlington Coat Factory, Macy's, JC Penny, Nordstrom, Saks and Barneys are selling dog fur as the fur from another species or even labeled as "faux fur."

A UK-based charity, Care for the Wild International (CWI), reported that on Nov 20, 2006, the E.U. banned imports of pelts of dogs and cats. The CWI stated that 5,400 dogs and cats are slaughtered every day in China. "Chinese suppliers offered us entire sheets made of dozens and dozens of cat skins-all in matching color patterns of tabby, ginger, black and white or tabby and white," says Dr Barbara Maas, CWI's Chief Executive.

To protest China's alleged inhumane methods for fur industry animals, members of the Anti-Fur Society of Washington, D.C. on February 13 carried a symbolic casket across the Taft Memorial Bridge, followed by a funeral for the animal victims of the Chinese fur trade in front of the Chinese Embassy at 2300 Connecticut Ave. This demonstration at the Chinese Embassy was one of many that occurred on the same day in over 35 cities worldwide.   The documentary of the gruesome slaughter methods in the Shangcun Market made by the Swiss Animal Protection is often mentioned by the protesters as graphic proof of the barbarity of China's fur industry.

In Switzerland and several European countries, fur farming has been banned due to considerations for the humane treatment of animals. "In their lives and their unspeakable deaths, these animals have been denied the simplest acts of kindness," writes the investigator of the SAP report on conditions of the Chinese fur farms.

Click on the link to finish reading this article:   http://en.epochtimes.com/news/7-2-20/51905.html

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GREAT NEWS RELATED TO THE EFFORTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ANTI-FUR COALITION.
Israeli chief rabbi issues fur edict
(Reuters)                                                                                     20 February 2007
JERUSALEM - Jews must not wear fur skinned from live animals, Israel's chief rabbi said in a religious ruling on Tuesday.     All Jews are obliged to prevent the horrible phenomenon of cruelty to animals and be a 'light onto nations' by refusing to use products that originate from acts which cause such suffering,' Rabbi Yona Metzger said.  Animal rights campaigners in Israel and abroad say that animals are skinned alive at fur farms in China.   Metzger issued the edict in response to an appeal by an Israeli legislator who looked into the reports of animal cruelty in China at the request of a constituent. Click on the link for more:    http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2007/February/middleeast_February329.xml&section=middleeast&col 

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ANTI-FUR MARCH IN TOKYO, JAPAN  -- 
I would also like to invite you to join us in a huge anti-fur march in downtown DC, starting at Dupont Circle and ending at the Chinese Ambassador's residence front of the Chinese Embassy.  If all goes well, it will  be Saturday, March 24th.  This is inspired on a march by our Japanese counterparts in Tokyo, click on this link to see it:    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mac_vegetarian/sets/72157594340778238/

Please let me know ASAP if you can attend as we wish to have an idea of how many people can join us!

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Animal lovers in China win extra life for 400 Chinese cats - YES!  Animal groups are gaining strength in China.  We need to support them!

Jonathan Watts in Beijing                                                             Monday February 12, 2007
Guardian Unlimited

Some of the 400 cats that were rescued from a market in Tianjin
Some of the 400 cats that were rescued from a market in Tianjin. Photograph: China Photos/Getty Images
 

China's nascent animal rights movement claimed a rare and bloody victory today after rescuing more than 400 cats that were about to be slaughtered for their fur and meat.   The felines were saved from a market in Tianjin after a standoff last week between 100 pet lovers and police that left one protester hospitalised.   Until recent years, respect for animal rights was almost non-existent in China, where dogs, cats, birds, lizards and turtles are often displayed in cramped market cages, before being slaughtered - sometimes by being beaten to death.   Click on the link to learn more:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/china/story/0,,2011569,00.html

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This note comes from our colleagues in Belgium, but this has already happened recently in the Netherlands, and Sweden where large department stores went fur free because of the pressure by anti-fur activists.  Activists are working fiercely in London to get Harrods to go fur free.   
"Dear activists,
Today came the very good news from the CEO from the international fashion chains McGregor and Gaastra, that they stop selling fur from the new autumn/winter collection 2007!!! Since January we did weekly actions in front of their stores in several Belgian cities.  We never expected that they would go fur free so fast. They have 3000 multi-brand shops in Europe and 182 shops-in-the-Shops...very soon fur free!"
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Embattled fur store closing for good in Portland, Oregon!

Associated Press                                                                                                          February 20, 2007

PORTLAND, Ore. - Schumacher Furs & Outerwear, a magnet for anti-fur protesters, is going out of business after 112 years.    

Owner Gregg Schumacher had sought to relocate to the suburbs after protesters made a weekly habit of demonstrating outside the downtown Portland store. But in an announcement Monday, Schumacher said the activists stifled those plans by using a "targeted intimidation campaign" to persuade suburban mall managers to cancel lease agreements.  Managers at two suburban malls - Bridgeport Village and Washington Square - disagreed with Schumacher's statement.

Jonae Armstrong, senior property manager at Washington Square in Tigard, said the mall received a couple of e-mails opposing the fur store, but they "in no way influenced our decision" to reject Schumacher's requests to lease retail space.

Bob Dye, general manager of Bridgeport Village, told The Oregonian that mall managers met with Schumacher, but there was nothing close to an agreement. The handful of e-mails mall officials received were mostly polite and didn't come into play, Dye said.   "We decided that at this point and time that it was not a good fit," he said.

Matt Rossell, a Northwest outreach coordinator for In Defense of Animals, denied that the group mounted an organized campaign to stop Schumacher from moving to the suburbs. "If there was a campaign, I would have certainly known about it," he said.   In the past 14 months, Schumacher became the most fiercely protested fur trader in America, Schumacher repeatedly blamed Portland's politicians and police for not protecting the business.

Though most agree that animal-rights activists have tested the limits of free speech during their Saturday demonstrations - and at times broke laws - city officials have said Schumacher and his wife, Linda, carry much of the responsibility for what happened, click here for more:  http://www.statesmanjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200670220003

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Survey shows 93% refuse to wear real fur in Wales

Publisher:  Pam Caulfield
Published: 12/02/2007 - 13:29:00 PM 

The survey comes at the start
of London Fashion Week

93 percent of the public say they refuse to wear real fur but just 43 percent always check labels to see if the fur they buy is real or fake, according to a new RSPCA-commissioned survey released today.  The new TNS opinion poll reveals public attitudes towards fur at the start of this week's London Fashion Week.   Fashion designer Wayne Hemingway said, "The idea of wearing fur is disgusting, and the thought of anyone draping themselves in the skins of dead animals in the belief that it makes them look beautiful is beyond belief."

"We are not in the Stone Age, there is no need for real fur; fashion designers don't need to use it and people don't need to wear it. You can look just as good wearing fake fur, which is now so realistic it's extremely hard to tell the difference. Real fur looks much better on the animal it came from."

The poll also found that..........to learn more click here:  http://www.24dash.com/communities/16459.htm
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Australia --  Animal rights groups call for Olympic boycott

 

February 13, 2007 01:31pm                                                                         Article from: AAP

ANIMAL liberation groups are urging people to boycott the Beijing Olympics because of the treatment of animals in China's fur industry.

A small but vocal group from the Anti-Fur Coalition gathered in a peaceful demonstration outside the Chinese Consulate in Melbourne's inner east this morning.  It was one of 30 protests staged worldwide today as part of an International Day of Protest Against Chinese Fur.

Danielle Archer, a spokeswoman for the group, said the purpose of the gathering was to encourage people to boycott the Beijing Olympics because of the "horrific abuse'' of animals in China.   "We're asking people to boycott the 2008 Olympics in China, we're asking people to boycott Chinese tourism as well,'' she said.

Click on the link to continue reading:  http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,21218902-5005961,00.html


Finally, I wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your compassion towards fur bearing animals which would be in a far worse situation without your love and support.

Rosa Close 

www.antifursociety.org
"All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. All love life. See yourself in others.
Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do? ~Buddha"




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Posted: Feb 21, 2007 9:43pm
Jan 11, 2007
Focus: Government
Action Request: Protest
Location: United States
ANTI-FUR DEMO

WHERE:   Chinese Embassy
                  2300 Connecticut Ave., NW,
                  Washington, DC 20008  (scroll down for directions)

WHEN:        Tuesday, February 13 at 11 am


In the third Millennium when people are striving to value all forms of life, cavemen practices should be left where they belong: THE STONE AGE.  Why do we focus on China?    Because China supplies 85% of all furs on the planet, and it has no animal protection laws whatsoever, and animals raised in that country experience cruelty that goes beyond human decency.  Let us tell China and the fur industry that gassing, annally electrocuting or skninning animals alive for coats, rugs and trinkets is NOT ACCEPTABLE.

This will be the third successful anti-fur demo held by the Anti-Fur Society at the Chinese Embassy, and we hope to count on your presence to speak out against the bloody fur trade on behalf of the defenseless.

This is an effort of the International Anti-Fur Coalition of which the Anti-Fur Society is a member.  If you would like to hold a demo to represent your city/country, together with all the organizations below,  please write to:   antifursociety@msn.com

1  WASHINGTON DC  --             ROSA              (Anti-Fur Society)
2   NEW YORK                             CAMILLE          (W.A.R.)
3   SAN FRANCISCO                  MELISSA         (IDA)
4   LOS ANGELES                      BILL                 (IDA)
5   BRAZIL ,SAO PAULO           FABIO             (Holocausto)
6   BRAZIL,P. ALEGRE              SILVANA         (S.V.B.)
7   PORTUGAL                            MIGUEL           (ANIMAL)
8   IRELAND                                LAURA            (CAFT)
9   IRELAND                                JONH               (ARA)
10  ISRAEL                                  JANE               (I.A.F.C.)
11  SPAIN                                    AIDA                (Anima Naturalis)
12  FRANCE                                OLIVIER          (Fourrure Torture)
12  TURKEY                                AHMET            (HAYTAP ORG)
13  BELGIUM                             MARIANNE      (Bite Back)
14  THAILAND                            NING               (TBA)
15  ESTONIA                              MAAJA            (LOOMADENIMEL)
16  ENGLAND                            BRENDON       (CAFT)
17  SERBIA                                JELENA          (CARE2)
18  RUSSIA                                SEMEN           (A.A.Rights)
19  CANADA                               SINNIKA&ARIEL  (C.A.D.C.Fur)
20  VENEZUELA                       BIANCA          (Animal Liberation)
21  AUSTRIA                              MONIKA         V.G.T.
22  GREECE                              DAPHNE         (to be confirmed)

MORE COUNTRIES JOINING:   Sweden , Latvia , Scotland , Holland

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Directions:

The Chinese Embassy is a couple of blocks from the Woodley Park Metro Station near the Washington Zoo.  It is also about 4 or 5 blocks from Dupont Circle, downtown Washington DC.   Both areas are served by the Red Line metro and several buses. Wherever you're coming from, just use Dupont Circle as a point of reference and go from there.  Parking in the area is very difficult although not impossible.  However, you will do better by using the abundant public transportation in the area, or just walk if you are not too far away!

Thank you so much for your compassion and I hope to see you there.

Rosa Close
"All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. All love life. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do? ~Buddha"




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Posted: Jan 11, 2007 8:38pm
Nov 13, 2006
Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States

NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic
and Social Council of the United Nations

http://sirius.2kat.net

November 13th 2006, For Immediate Release

Sirius is extremely concerned by the continued culling of dogs in China and by the creation of even more draconian laws relating to the keeping of dogs in the capital, Beijing. It seems that Chinese lawmakers are keen to draft regulations that allow animals to be slaughtered, yet reticent to consider their protection.
We would strongly urge the Chinese Government to seriously reconsider their latest initiative regarding the slaughter of dogs. The excuse that dogs, regardless of whether they have been inoculated or not, are carriers of rabies is utterly false. We are aware that dogs are being exported to New Zealand from China. If the Chinese authorities genuinely believed that dogs are carriers of rabies, even the vaccinated ones, how could they allow this to happen, putting other countries at risk? The Chinese authorities need to look at the real cause of the spread of rabies and other diseases - the wild life which they kill and butcher so indiscriminately in their wet markets.
During the first cull, both the World Health Organisation and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention advised that there are very effective vaccinations and controls for rabies, without the need for mass slaughter. Inexplicably however, the Chinese Government has chosen to disregard these measures.
Asking people to report others for the apparently heinous crime of having a dog half an inch taller than the regulation height is reminiscent of the Spanish Inquisition when people were asked to betray their friends and neighbours. We would have thought that times had changed, but apparently not everywhere.
It is however gratifying to hear of the recent demonstration by the citizens of Beijing. Change in China can only come from within, initiated by the people and with support and encouragement from organisations outside. This demonstration shows that the ordinary people are now demanding the rights long denied them by their government. Protesters were told by police that they could suffer "serious consequences".
We are certainly not talking here about anything as elevated as civil rights - in China the State decides how many children you can have. No, the rights we refer to here are much more humble, so simple and basic that Westerners probably wouldn't think of them as rights at all.
We are talking about the right to have a pet. We are talking about the right to not have it beaten to death before your eyes.
Unconfirmed reports last week of a child, leaping to her death from a 15 storey building because her pet dog was being confiscated by the authorities, adds more abhorrence to the situation. The innocents are suffering and for what? A "clean" China with the lead up to the forthcoming Summit and Olympic Games? If China cares about its image, can the authorities in Beijing believe that this can do anything but tarnish it yet further?

Elly Maynard
President/Founder
Sirius GAO Charitable Trust
http://sirius.2kat.net
For more information on the dog massacres in China and how you can help our campaign, visit http://sirius.2kat.net/cixiguilin.html

 
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Posted: Nov 13, 2006 12:50pm
Nov 13, 2006

NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic
and Social Council of the United Nations

http://sirius.2kat.net

November 13th 2006, For Immediate Release

Sirius is extremely concerned by the continued culling of dogs in China and by the creation of even more draconian laws relating to the keeping of dogs in the capital, Beijing. It seems that Chinese lawmakers are keen to draft regulations that allow animals to be slaughtered, yet reticent to consider their protection.
We would strongly urge the Chinese Government to seriously reconsider their latest initiative regarding the slaughter of dogs. The excuse that dogs, regardless of whether they have been inoculated or not, are carriers of rabies is utterly false. We are aware that dogs are being exported to New Zealand from China. If the Chinese authorities genuinely believed that dogs are carriers of rabies, even the vaccinated ones, how could they allow this to happen, putting other countries at risk? The Chinese authorities need to look at the real cause of the spread of rabies and other diseases - the wild life which they kill and butcher so indiscriminately in their wet markets.
During the first cull, both the World Health Organisation and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention advised that there are very effective vaccinations and controls for rabies, without the need for mass slaughter. Inexplicably however, the Chinese Government has chosen to disregard these measures.
Asking people to report others for the apparently heinous crime of having a dog half an inch taller than the regulation height is reminiscent of the Spanish Inquisition when people were asked to betray their friends and neighbours. We would have thought that times had changed, but apparently not everywhere.
It is however gratifying to hear of the recent demonstration by the citizens of Beijing. Change in China can only come from within, initiated by the people and with support and encouragement from organisations outside. This demonstration shows that the ordinary people are now demanding the rights long denied them by their government. Protesters were told by police that they could suffer "serious consequences".
We are certainly not talking here about anything as elevated as civil rights - in China the State decides how many children you can have. No, the rights we refer to here are much more humble, so simple and basic that Westerners probably wouldn't think of them as rights at all.
We are talking about the right to have a pet. We are talking about the right to not have it beaten to death before your eyes.
Unconfirmed reports last week of a child, leaping to her death from a 15 storey building because her pet dog was being confiscated by the authorities, adds more abhorrence to the situation. The innocents are suffering and for what? A "clean" China with the lead up to the forthcoming Summit and Olympic Games? If China cares about its image, can the authorities in Beijing believe that this can do anything but tarnish it yet further?

Elly Maynard
President/Founder
Sirius GAO Charitable Trust
http://sirius.2kat.net
For more information on the dog massacres in China and how you can help our campaign, visit http://sirius.2kat.net/cixiguilin.html

 
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\\r\\n   & nbsp;  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Honored & Remembered\\r\\n\\r\\n&nb sp;    i\\\'m sharing this link to quotes and images of MLK\\r\\n  &nbs p;   to inspire \\r\\n\\r\\n  & nbsp; &n...
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\\nI found this beautiful inspirational Winter poem and thought it might be a comfort to you.\\r\\n\\r\\nIt was to me and it\\\'s very well written.\\r\\n\\r\\nI felt it really captured my own feelings about Winter.\\r\\n\\r\\n\\r\\n \\r\\n\\\"Winter\\\"\\r\\ n\\r\\nA poem by\\r\\n...
Dec
25
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((hugs))
Dec
24
by Good H.
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\\nNorthern California Beach Reading 500 CPM on 12/20/2013 - Fukushima Radiation Is Here. Via @ AGreenRoad. \\r\\nFr om Rense; \\\"The above video was taken today with an Inspector Plus Geiger counter by \\\'Dave\\\', giving readings on a Northern Californ...
Dec
20
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My beloved Chihuahua, Tulle died on 8-27-2012 at the hospital, in my arms due to her very severe collapsed trachea.   She was 8 years old.  I have since adopted two chihuahuas since then.  But I miss my Tulle so much.  She was my e...