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China’s cruel dog-meat fair opens again. When will they stop?

Vendors cut up dog meat at a market in Yulin, home to an annual dog meat festival (STR/AFP/Getty)

REUTERS, JUNE 21, 2020 SHANGHAI – China’s notorious dog meat festival has opened in defiance of a government campaign to improve animal welfare and reduce risks to health highlighted by the novel coronavirus outbreak, but activists are hopeful its days are numbered. The annual 10-day festival in the southwestern city of Yulin usually attracts thousands of visitors, many of whom …

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Malaysia makes massive seizure of pangolin scales, COVID19 suspected source

PortandTerminal.com, April 6, 2020 The record-setting haul of Pangolin scales was found Tuesday at a port outside the capital Kuala Lumpur, hidden inside a container along with a shipment of cashew nuts KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Malaysian Customs authorities seized about six tonnes of pangolin scales and smashed a smuggling syndicate, officials said Wednesday, as the country clamps down on …

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