Dining on Dogs in Yulin: VICE Reports (Part 1/2)

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Southern China has always had a tradition of dining on dogs—people from other parts of the country even joke that Southerners will eat anything with legs but the dinner table. But despite becoming more prosperous in the 1990s, Yulin has maintained the unique tradition of holding a canine banquet every summer.

Animal rights activists across China and the rest of the globe have increasingly condemned the Dog Meat Festival, calling for an immediate stop to eating man’s best friend. They say the dog meat trade is illegal, unregulated, and cruel. Many claim that numerous dogs that end up in cooking pots are stolen pets or diseased strays.

In 2013, the Yulin festival gathered so much negative press that this year, the local government denied the Summer Solstice dog-eating tradition ever even existed. But that hasn’t stopped locals from celebrating—nor has it stopped die-hard activists from flooding the town to try to rescue dogs before the slaughter.

VICE Reports headed to Yulin this year to get to the bottom of the most controversial festival in China.

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42 thoughts on “Dining on Dogs in Yulin: VICE Reports (Part 1/2)”

  1. How the FUCK do you do raise a dog from a puppy to an adult only to eat it?
    And how the fuck do you heartlessly sell them to be eaten and on top of that treat them like this.

    Dogs are not meant to be eaten they are pets. Go eat a fucking cow or a pig damn it.

    1. A dog's brain is wired to bond with us.
    2. A dog's brain is also wired to recognize human faces.
    3. They react to human's voices the same as other humans do.
    4. They empathize with humans
    6. Dog's are the only domesticated animals that will run to a human for protection when distressed.
    7. They experience emotions.

    Do I need to fucking continue.

  2. I believe that vegetables are friends of human beings. I will never allow you to eat them. (it's exactly the same way you feel about dogs.)
    So unless you only drink water everyday, you have no rights to judge me. Because you eat my friends, like I eat your friends, we are even.

  3. Do whatever you wanna do, just do not force your values on me. Unless you give me a real reason why pigs are born food while dogs are born friends/pets. If you cannot, try send the creator to me, I will ask him myself like this "you created pigs as our food and created dogs as our friends, right?".

  4. Man are these people crazy???? WTF??? Really im out of my mind wright now! HOW These shit is normal when they eating dogs,cats,baby mice,cockroaches everything that moves and breathes!!!Hopefully and each other one day!!!And how the fuck you Asian fucking people are offended by the comments when you leave In our countries by our Rules and conceptions and you know we don't fucking play that shit,Go buck to your sheet holes mf couse the day races will separate again from each other its not far,And its because of that kind of shits,and when it does its not gonna be nice for you!!!The worst thing about these animals so called Chinese and Asian generally is that you can see the satisfaction when they torture those innocent creatures and eat them alive,You can understand what kind of people you dealing with!And people stop being nice in the comments and tell them the truth how it is they can't defend them selves they should be at least ashamed,disgusting mf,And fuck that fake ass reporter or whatever,you can tell she gives zero fucks,People stop beeing stupid and lets build our societies again in the way it should be!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Dont' tolerate the negative no more couse if you do it will never gonna stip ITS A WAAAAR AND YEEES IM A RACIST COUSE YOU MAKE ME A RACIST IM A RACIST TO CRUELTY AND STUPIDITY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST HELPLESS CREATURES

  5. dirty ugly animal abusers that you are you have to find a life and kill animals ugly chinese I hope you in china get war and that you fall dead and those animals are geoon brought to other countries with your little dirty shit gene slit eye you must be self-assaulted be eaten and ordered all the chinezelus I now possible I loop zoizo your eyes even though I can eat there and not much dirty ugly animal traffickers go dead plss do it for me or ready those animals with peace you've got a dislike ant you ebtne a dirty donkey stop with youtube your clothes are all second-hand because you are an ugly mogul china fall dead if i had to be a racist i will quit for china his dirty mills stop eating animals or trap geooon yourself dead
    you also do not like it when you are burned down or are eaten that animals also have a heart and brain and you just have to cut your eyes off if you feel addressed you must do that eker ant I have against all Chinese and all animal traffickers I pray for that you get a touch and that all China is burned down and given to wild animals is good for you and if a Chinese death goes nice and tasty nice and tasty for him that is dead is good for him china is an ugly cancer country with that kaner people of you stop animal abuse ugly prehistoric people you certainly do as if you are the smartest country his fat middle finger in your ass that you are china for me china cunt cancer mogolen whores country sail only sluts walk all chinesese his slette and whores cancer persons love your pelvis geoon with your whores famili julllie sexes you verot !!!

  6. in caucasus region we say something like this:if you are hungry you can eat even stones
    so westerners stop put your noses in other countrys bussiness you should worry about your own you people are in really bad situation,arabs and africans behaving like they want

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