14 Oct '11, 11pm

Another "Man Bites Dog" Story | Care2 Causes

Another "Man Bites Dog" Story | Care2 Causes

A lot of people probably wonder whether we Internet activists actually accomplish anything. Those people should pay close attention to this story. More than seven centuries ago, an unnamed Ming Dynasty military hero who was preparing to capture the Chinese town of Jinhua decided to first order the killing of all the dogs in town so they wouldn’t bark and blow his cover. Ever since, our canine friends have been a regional delicacy, and in recent years the locals have honored the ancient warrior’s valiant victory by celebrating an event charmingly called the Zheijiang Jinhua Dog Meat Festival, a three-festival of killing and torture which has caused the deaths of thousands of dogs. Until now, that is. It seems that this year’s festival, which had been scheduled for mid-October, has instead been canceled by local authorities after a campaign by tens of thousands of online act...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/another-man-bites-dog-story.html

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