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Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, Yang Xiaoyun, society, culture, ethics, animal rights, animals, animal abuse, Yulin Dog Meat Festival, Animal rescuers, government, safety, sadness, news, law, abuse, activists, humans, education )

- 472 days ago -
Yang Xiaoyun next to the dogs she purchased from dog meat vendors, to rescue them from the local dog meat festival in Yulin. The festival marks the summer solstice, and the arrival of the hottest days of the year.
Chinese Town To Kill 10,000 Dogs For Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, Yulin Dog Meat Festival, stolen pets, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, humans, government, rights, sadness, abuse, activists, family, dishonesty )

- 492 days ago -
Right now, over ten thousand dogs are being dragged to the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, where they will be slaughtered ~ sometimes boiled alive, sometimes strangled, sometimes throats slit or beaten to death ~ cooked, and eaten.
Forget Black Burgers, Goth Chickens Are The Real Thing
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, food, diet, 'silkie chickens, society, culture, interesting, humans )

- 742 days ago -
Seasonally-themed burgers, available in select Japanese stores, served on black buns and topped with black cheese.These burgers cannot hold a burnt French fry to the silkie chicken, whose black skin and bones, and dark-colored flesh, are the real deal.
Tibetan Filmmaker Freed From China Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: Dhondup Wangchen, Tibet, China, imprisonment, Leaving Fear Behind, freedom, world, culture )

- 872 days ago -
Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, who made a 2008 documentary about Tibetan nomads expressing discontent over China's rule, has been released from a Chinese prison after serving six years for separatism, his production company said.
Dog Meat Festival: Not a Reason to Celebrate PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: China, dogs, death, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, animalrights, pets, suffering, sadness, slaughter, killed, humans, ethics, animalwelfare, government, society, safety, rights )

- 874 days ago -
They're held in crowded cages without food or water until they are killed. Often, they are beaten and their throats are slit in front of other terrified animals. Most Chinese citizens reject this practice, and we're committed to supporting them in changi
In China, Eat a Rare Animal--Go to Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, China, humans, interesting, religion, society, world )

- 910 days ago -
Chinese diners of rare animals will soon be hearing such commands from police officers after the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the country's top legislative body, reinterpreted an existing law Thursday, making it illegal to ...
Chinese Factory Strike Portends Global Workplace Changes
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, China, culture, education, family, freedoms, police, politics, society, Strikes )

- 910 days ago -
Over the past two weeks, tens of thousands of workers have staged a massive strike at a shoe factory in Dongguan, a city situated between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, in the heart of the Pearl River Delta, and the center of China's export manufacturing boom.
Muslim Uighur Said to Be Behind Attack at Train Station
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Muslims, Islam, stabbings, crime, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Terrorism, terrorists, Muslim Uighur )

- 951 days ago -
At least 10 assailants armed with long knives and dressed in black stormed through a crowded train station Saturday night in the southwestern city of Kunming, slashing people at random, according to state media. Police shot and killed four assailants,
Protect Stolen Pets From Slaughter PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: China, dogs, cats, abuse, abused, death, crime, animals, animalcruelty, ethics, humans, killing, law, suffering, sadness, slaughter )

- 972 days ago -
Many of them are skinned alive or thrown, thrashing and yelping, into boiling vats of water as a means of removing their fur. They suffer excruciating pain at the hands of people who feel no remorse towards these kind animals.
Killed for Organs: China's Secret State Transplant Business
Society & Culture  (tags: China, organ harvesting, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, rights, falun gong )

- 1080 days ago -
It's being called "abhorrent" and a "crime against humanity." Allegations of forced organ harvesting in China started to surface in 2006. Since then, mounting evidence suggests these allegations are true--and even worse than originally suspected.
Mattel : You Must Put An End to Violations of Human Rights ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, China, labor, rights )

- 1083 days ago -
I am shocked by the conditions of work and life of women and men who produce your products in China. Up to 13 hours per day, seven days a week, overcrowded dormitories, toxic products handled without protection.
China's 'Leftover Women' Choosing to Stay Single
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, society, politics, rights, wome's rights, china, freedoms, culture, family, ethics, news )

- 1161 days ago -
Despite years of intense lobbying by women's rights groups, the Chinese government has failed to enact targeted legislation to curb domestic violence.
Jin Xing Has a One-of-a-Kind Biography.
Society & Culture  (tags: Jin Xing, China, Dancer, Choreographer, Shanghai Jin Xing Dance Theatre, Chinese Army, transgendered, actress, colonel )

- 1297 days ago -
Jin Xing born a man rose to rank as colonel in the Chinese army transgendered to a woman and became one of the first in China to be so recognized. She is well known actress, talks show host, and one of the world's greatest dancers and choreographers.
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, China, world, rights, news, politics, ethics, culture, society, law, government, freedoms, abuse, media, tv )

- 1707 days ago -
After a series of bans on game shows and dance contests, Chinese television now faces new restrictions on foreign programming. But even beyond its wariness of the outside world, Beijing doesn't understand that stifling popular culture can eventually kill
China's One-Child Rule Turns Into a Time Bomb
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, population control, society, politics, family, culture, government, freedoms, interesting, law, children )

- 1826 days ago -
China's one-child policy has prevented almost half a billion births but has turned into a demographic time bomb as the population ages, storing up huge economic and social problems for the country.

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