Wednesday, January 17, 2018

KoreanDogs.org: PyeongChang, S. Korea, host to the 2018 Winter Olympics

From:
http://www.anocolympic.org/nocs-directory/   Sample letter can be changed
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Australian Olympic Committee Inc. NC.,
Comité Olympique et Interfédéral Belge,
British Olympic Association ,
Bhutan Olympic Committee,
Canadian Olympic Committee,
Comité Olympique et Sportif Luxembourgeois,
Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund,
Finnish Olympic Committee,
National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark,
Nederlands Olympisch Comité, Nederlandse Sport Federatie,
New Zealand Olympic Committee Inc.,
Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.
 
Dear Representative, Sir, Madam, To whom it concerns:
 
PyeongChang, South Korea, is set to play the host for the global 2018 Winter Olympics, starting on Febr. 9th. An international gathering of elite athletes, sports fans, governments and businesses on such a grand scale is a unique platform for taking a meaningful stand against the widely condemned, barbaric and inhumane dog and cat meat trade in South Korea.
 
We know you are busy preparing for this epic sporting event.
 
However, we urge you to spare just a few minutes of your time to watch these video’s, as fellow people with compassion for animals, whether they are raised for our consumption or as our companions, working partners and guardians, we know you will agree that the current practice and attitude of those involved in this medieval industry is completely unacceptable and abhorrent.
 
No living being deserves such a torturous existence. Forced to endure the most extreme deprivation and unimaginable torment from the moment they are born until the day they are brutally slaughtered; dogs (our best friends) are battery farmed - imprisoned in cramped, rusty, raised cages all their lives with no protection from extreme elements. They have no access to water, exercise, or medical care.
Their eardrums are often burst to prevent them from barking.
Until, often in front of other live dogs, they are electrocuted, hanged, beaten, skinned or burnt alive in the ignorant belief that such suffering will improve their taste.
Could you imagine this happening to your best friend?
 
This industry is by no means small scale, thousands upon thousands of dogs are factory farmed in this way every day, there is no emphasis on even the most basic and cheapest humane farming methods in this operation. This trade has no basis in promoting "culture" or tradition of the Korean people, it is purely driven by greed and the profits that can be made in this severely under-regulated, tax free sector which in itself is highly unsanitary and a severe risk to both human and animal health.
 
Please do not look the other way, please do not see this issue as a 'cultural difference', we urge you to look at this issue with unbridled compassion and to use whatever means or methods you can to add your voice to the many already calling for change in south Korea.
Please use this unique opportunity to help change the lives of so many dogs and cats condemned to a life in the meat trade.
If South Korea knows the world is watching and is asking for a change, and if South Korea wants to be respected as a nation of conscience and ethics, South Koreans need to strengthen their abysmal and outdated animal welfare laws and permanently ban dog and cat consumption.
Please help us to bring about this change!
 
I would be very grateful for your reply and thank you for reading this.
 
Sincerely:  

Petitions and More, January 17

https://www.openpetition.eu/at/petition/online/petition-ueber-aufnahme-des-tierschutzes-in-die-bundesverfassung Petition on inclusion of Animal Protection and Welfare in the Federal Constitution of Austria. To confirm
https://apnm.salsalabs.org/spayneuter/index.html US-info. If not signed yet. Fund Low-Cost Spay/Neuter to Save Lives & Tax Dollars
https://act.nrdc.org/letter/stop-pebble-mine-170918 Don’t Let Trump and Pruitt Turn Alaskan Wilderness into Wasteland
https://e-activist.com/page/18589/action/1?ea.url.id=1230737 Help Canada's at-risk Grizzly Bears, List Grizzly Bear (Western Population) under Sched. 1 of SARA
https://www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/dont-fence-them Oppose the extension of the State Barrier Fence Esperance Extension in Australia, it means a cruel death to native animals!
http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51309/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23884 Once more. US-info. U.S. Department of the Interior to Uphold Trophy Import Bans!
http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51309/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23827 Once more. US-info. Congress: No Anti-Wildlife Provisions in 2018 Budget!
https://action.ciwf.com/page/18591/petition/1 Protest! The USDA wants to eliminate animal welfare rules for the organic label
https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/contre-nouvelle-macabroquinerie-hermes-luxe-devenir/38058 Against the new 'macabroquinerie' of Hermes: (leather) luxury must become ethical!
https://www.5000miles.org/petition/ US-info.  Congress, protect 5,000 new miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers and one million acres of riverside lands
https://secure.npca.org/site/SPageNavigator/OffshoreDrilling_5YrPlan.html;jsessionid=00000000.app312b  US-info. Oppose the Trump Administration's Five Year Plan for Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
https://action.organicconsumers.org/o/50865/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=21390 National Co-Op Grocers, dump Ben and Jerrys as long as their food is contaminated with Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer
 
http://bit.ly/2rij2bE Russia is a country of cruelty. For 17 years, Vladimir Putin has been personally vetoing the passage of the Animals Protection Act. He did that back in 2000 and 2010. We are asking you to boycott the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia! Do not come to the country of evil and deceit! Help us pass a humane law! Help unprotected and vulnerable animals!
https://www.change.org/p/10754153/u/22255338 Update. Pass a Virginia law to protect dogs in harsh weather. HB646, will go to the subcommittee on Monday, January 22. Historically, the house agricultural subcommittee is hard on animal bills. A massive show of support is crucial!
https://www.change.org/p/parlamento-italiano-gli-animali-sono-esseri-senzienti-meritano-rispetto-anche-quando-li-uccidiamo-37e0285d-3add-4913-bb8c-bc636bd1d4f8 Italy. Animals are sentient beings. They deserve respect even when we kill them! Parliament, abolish the derogating rules that allow these horrible practices and ensure that the Islamic and Jewish world finds less barbarous forms (to celebrate God's forgiveness of Abraham)!
https://www.change.org/p/dolphinity Declaration on the rights and freedom of Dolphins and Whales
https://www.change.org/p/que-latamairlines-entregue-al-gatito-que-extravi%C3%B3-en-lima-manuconanacristinaya LATAM Airlines, search and find our cat lost in Lima #ManuConAnaCristinaYA, Manu is not luggage!
 
 
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Petitions and More, January 16

https://secure.peta.org.uk/page/17729/petition/1 Dogs Bludgeoned and Killed for Leather
https://awionline.org/compassion-index#/195 Tell USDA Not To "Privatize" Animal Welfare
https://protected-places.good.do/OntarioNature/declaration/ Protect at least 17 percent of Ontario’s lands and inland waters by 2020
https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/aux-107-000-poules-pondeuses-pitgam/38133  France. No to a (Belgian) 107,000 laying hens factory in Pitgam, North of France ! To confirm
https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/contre-mise-mort-animaux-sauvages-utilises/38187 If not signed yet. Against the killing of defenseless wild animals used to train Russian hunting dogs!
https://act.greenpeace.org/page/18348/petition/1  Create the largest protected area on Earth – an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary! Needs 350,000 sign.
https://www.campact.de/bienenkiller/appell/teilnehmen/ Germany.  Make sure that Germany agrees to the neonicotinoid ban in the EU! To confirm

http://bit.ly/2raZ0jl Supreme Council of the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika. We are against the release of stray dog catchers, discharged from cruelty committed towards stray dogs!
https://www.change.org/p/roma-canili-muratella-e-p-marconi-vogliamo-un-incontro-e-subito-un-nuovo-bando-completo Italy. A new European tender for the dogpounds in Muratella and Ponte Marconi has now become extraordinarily urgent; first consult animal welfare and expert associations about management and its problems
Urgent! New dogpounds in Lecco and its province!
https://www.change.org/p/murtaza-kara%C3%A7anta-kars-hayvan-barina%C4%9Fi-iyile%C5%9Ftirilsin Turkey. Province Kars. We need more and larger Animal Care and Rehabilitation Centers, to protect animals from the freezing cold
https://www.change.org/p/bu-canilik-artik-son-bulsun Turkey. Find and prosecute the torturer of the dog who was raped and cut open!
https://www.change.org/p/kktc-meclisi-kuzey-kibris-turk-cumhuriyeti-nde-hayvan-refah-yasasi-nin-iylestirilmesini-talep-ediyoruz Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: we need a true Animal Welfare Act, enforced in reality
https://www.change.org/p/hayvanlara-%C5%9Fiddet-k%C3%B6t%C3%BC-muamele-ve-istismar Turkey. Head of the department for combating cyber crimes, Safety DG,  siber@egm.gov.tr , investigate the @kedikesengi Instagram account, distributing video's in which animals are abused and tortured!
https://www.change.org/p/bal-%C4%B1-geri-istiyoruz  Turkey. Beyoğlu Municipality, we want our campus dog Honey back
https://www.change.org/p/istanbul-%C3%BCniversitesi-nden-cebeci-hayvan-bar%C4%B1na%C4%9F%C4%B1-na-ta%C5%9F%C4%B1nan-k%C3%B6peklerimiz-iade-edilsin Turkey. Sultangazi Cebeci Stray Animals, we want our removed dogs back on the  Istanbul University campus
https://www.change.org/p/enpa-facciamo-tornare-grum-cucciolo-di-caracat-alla-sua-famiglia-umana-o-all-allevatore Italy. Let's get Grum, a caracat cub, 1/4 Caracal crossing, back to his human family where it belongs!
http://bit.ly/2qG7Plh  Algeria. Improve the living conditions for encaged animals (zoo’s)!
https://www.change.org/p/dr-ulrich-maly-retten-sie-das-hugo-distler-w%C3%A4ldchen-in-n%C3%BCrnberg-ziegelstein-abholzung-bereits-genehmigt Germany. Save the Hugo-Distler-Wäldchen in Nuremberg-Ziegelstein! Deforestation already approved!
https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/100/915/426/ More signatures please. Canada Goose: stop using real fur and become a Fur Free Retailer


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Monday, January 15, 2018

Petitions and More, January 15

  
https://action.hsi.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=104&ea.campaign.id=77839 Mexico. Urge for an end of the cruel spectacle Torneo del Lazo
http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51309/t/19844/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1368512 Update, take action, Help Us Spread the Truth about Trophy Hunting!
http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/51309/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=23884 US-info. Tell the U.S. Department of the Interior to Uphold Trophy Import Bans!
https://us.e-activist.com/page/4361/action/1?ea.tracking.id=Email&ea.url.id=33713 US-info. Don't put an anti-environmental lawyer in charge of our public lands, oppose the potential nomination of Karen Budd-Falen to direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)!
https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/contre-mise-mort-animaux-sauvages-utilises/38187 Against the killing of wild animals used to train Russian hunting dogs. To confirm
https://www.aspca.org/usda-organic-rule US-info. Last Chance to Save the Organic Animal Rule!
https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/el/meatless_day_loc/ As a citizen who cares about animal welfare, climate change and biodiversity, I commit to eating less or no meat at all
https://action.peta2.com/page/4368/action/1 Tell McDonald's to give the U.S. some vegan options
 
https://www.change.org/p/save-b-c-wolves/u/22243809 If not signed yet. B.C. government is proposing to increase wolf trapping season on Vancouver Island!
https://www.change.org/p/friends-do-not-start-the-euthanasia-of-the-dogs-in-the-public-shelter-from-feteni-valcea-romania  Urgent: Do not start to massacre the dogs in the public dogpound in Feteni-Valcea, Romania! Email  primaria@primariavl.ro,
secretariat@emioveni.ro, primariamioveni_arges@yahoo.com  Urgent! http://www.primariavl.ro/contact  Contact
http://old.ansvsa.ro/?pag=602&jud=Valcea Contact  Or use Facebook:  Nu începe să ucizi câinii în dogma de la Feteni-Valcea!
https://www.change.org/p/sra-susana-diaz-no-a-la-caceria-en-sierra-de-huelva Spain. Stop hunting! About 200 animals were killed in an organized hunt, Dec. 30, in the burned land of the Sierra de Huelva, owned by the Junta de Andalucía. The majority of these animals were pregnant females and young males!
http://bit.ly/2D2jPPo Russia. I demand to investigate and prosecute Elena Chepurov for the disappearance of dogs, St. Petersburg!
http://bit.ly/2mCE5RO Russia.  Ivanovo. Cruel sadistic treatment of the dog found near Timiryazev Street, dog beaten or kicked, crushed teeth, provoking additional swelling, necrosis has set in!
http://bit.ly/2r6keiy Russia. Ban training stations with wildlife for hunting dogs by law, review the decision of the Federation Council !
http://bit.ly/2AY81Mj Russia. Moscow. Help animals forced to live outside without sufficient food and care, help to identify the owner, forcing him/her to sell them, or to pay for stables and food! There are probably 15 more animals in this situation! 
http://bit.ly/2mETrVT Belarus. Mogilev region. Charge under criminal responsibility, and terminate the employment contract with the head of the OJSC Voskhod, Mogilev district, Viktor Ryabtsev, who brutally shot the dogs on a farm in the Mogilev region! 
Mexico. TDN Televisa, stop broadcasting bullfights; only programs without violence
https://www.change.org/p/gobierno-de-espa%C3%B1a-prohibic%C3%B3n-de-la-venta-de-animales-adoptemos Spain. Prohibit the sale of animals from pet shops (puppy mills), instead, adopt
https://www.change.org/p/k%C3%B6pek-t%C4%B1ra%C5%9F%C4%B1-ad%C4%B1-alt%C4%B1nda-yap%C4%B1lan-vah%C5%9Fete-son-verelim Turkey. Atlantis, Mehmet Efendi Street, complaint against a 'clinic' , dog shaved, wounds stapled
https://www.change.org/p/sindicato-ugt-mi-perro-mis-gatos-son-parte-de-mi-familia Spain. Insurance company. My dog, my cats, are part of my family, they are sentient beings, start acting according to this
https://www.change.org/p/ministerio-de-agricultura-y-pesca-alimentaci%C3%B3n-y-medio-ambiente-aprobar-subvenciones-para-animales-de-compa%C3%B1%C3%ADa Spain. Approve financial aid to cover expenses for pets, like food, veterinary expenses, microchip implantation etc., for the less fortunate households
 
https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/341/560/444/ Bijou’s Law, to have Pet Groomers licensed
 
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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Petitions and More, January 13

http://koreandogs.org/noc-take-a-stand/  Olympic teams, take a stand and speak out against the cruel dog and cat meat trade in South Korea, the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang 2018!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ActivistsforHR1406/permalink/1779278015707629/ 1/12/18 Group List: Non-Cosponsoring Democrats #18 - #22, please co-sponsor HR1406! (sample letter provided)
http://www.gaia.be/nl/petitie-huishoudelijke-producten  European Union,  impose a total ban on animal testing for the development of cleaning products, including their ingredients, as it is already in force for cosmetic products!
https://support.peta.org/page/4280/action/1 Urge the City of St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Stop Trapping Beavers!
http://ida.convio.net/site/MessageViewer?em_id=40773.0&dlv_id=44356&pgwrap=n 1) Kick Out Shelter President Complicit in Death of 16 Dogs 2) US-info. Jail People Who Abuse and Torture Animals for Sick Fun!
http://action.humanesociety.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=115660.0 USDA, Prevent the rollback of farm animal protections!
https://www.cyberacteurs.org/cyberactions/hulot-amp-ledrianaguerledancelundi-1982.html France. Support the delegation of VigilOust which will be present on Monday in Brittany to meet you to give weight to the request for abrogation and ending the mining projects in Brittany
https://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50843/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=21377  Mississippi’s New Zombie Saga: The Return of the Yazoo Pumps, it will destroy between 67,000 and 200,000 wetland acres and cost U.S. taxpayers $220 million just to build it!
https://us.e-activist.com/page/4340/action/1 OCS oil and gas leasing program 2019-2024: Stop the Trump Administration from opening our oceans to Big Oil!
 
http://bit.ly/2DoHHh9 Russia. Protest!  100 million to kill homeless animals on the eve of the 2018 World Cup Football (summer)! End the practice of brutal, useless violence against homeless animals in Russia and their barbaric destruction! Use the money for the alternatives given!
https://www.change.org/p/sr-intendente-municipal-ciudad-curuzu-cuatia-que-cumplan-la-ordenanza-municipal-proteccion-de-perros-comunitarios Argentina. Urgently review the case of the  "Perros Comunitarios" in the city of Curuzú Cuatiá , since a valid municipal ordinance is being disregarded. They want to get rid of any dog found in the area of ​​the terminal; comply with the Municipal Ordinance - Protection of Community Dogs!
https://www.change.org/p/prim%C4%83riei-chi%C8%99in%C4%83u-moldovo-da-k%C3%B6pekler-katlediliyor-dogs-are-getting-brutally-murdered-in-moldova  Chisinau City Hall. Dogs are Getting Brutally Murdered In Moldova! Find a humane solution to this issue, no to extermination centers!
https://www.change.org/p/enrique-pe%C3%B1a-nieto-constituir-la-comisi%C3%B3n-nacional-de-los-derechos-animales-de-los-estados-unidos-mexicanos Create the national commission for animal rights in the United Mexican States by legislation
https://www.change.org/p/poder-judicial-del-paraguay-castigo-para-matias-ramirez Uruguay. Bring Matias Ramirez to justice for animal abuse, torture
http://bit.ly/2mnGnTL Impose a ban on the sale of wild animals in Ukraine!
http://bit.ly/2EB6dLA Ban hunting in Cyprus – stop animal cruelty!
https://www.change.org/p/le-ministre-de-l-agriculture-transformons-les-%C3%A9levages-d-animaux  France. Let's turn animal breeding and slaughter industries into 'noble places'
https://www.change.org/p/intendente-leo-nardini-pirotecnia-cero-para-el-partido-de-malvinas-argentinas Argentina. For a decree that prohibits the sale of pyrotechnics, to celebrate without it, to avoid  discomfort and injuries of animals and persons
 
https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/147/074/752/ Colorado's Rivers Need You To Fight For Them
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvHrn-iQxA0  Crying shame, trapping Wildlife!

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Petitions and More, January 12

 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ActivistsforHR1406/permalink/1778605572441540/ Send an email  1/10/18 Group List: Non-cosponsoring Democrats #13 - #17, urge them to cosponsor HR 1406!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ActivistsforHR1406/permalink/1778926865742744/  Help Retweet to Full AG Committee (Republicans): Do you have a heart, a conscience to Cosponsor, Review & Markup HR1406? This NOT just about food! This is about the intentional torture and cruelty behind the dog cat meat trade! Global Fight includes USA
https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/meatless_day_loc_fb1/ Help end the unbearable cruelty of meat!
http://org.salsalabs.com/o/2426/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=22494 US-info. Or email.  Dan Wenk, Steve Bullock, Martha Williams: Take Immediate Action to Protect Central Bison Herd!
https://action.organicconsumers.org/o/50865/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=21370  Stop Trump’s Attack on Organic’s Animal Welfare Rules!
https://awionline.org/compassion-index#/193 US-info. USDA, do not withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule
http://www.emailforchange.com/view.php?v=pAJQSAsIJGQhAqJFJEJqsEr USDA, scrapping rules prohibiting cruel factory farming practices at organic farms is irresponsible and wrong!
https://act.oceana.org/page/12981/action/1 US-info. Congress: defend whales, dolphins and other marine mammals and reject all proposed changes to the MMPA!
https://secure.peta.org.uk/page/18361/petition/1 Urge Rugby Council to Reject Plans for Cruel Pig Factory Farm!
https://cats.e-activist.com/page/17714/action/1  Government’s air weapons consultation: outlining the need for licensing of air weapons in England and Wales before 6 February 2018
http://advocacy.pewtrusts.org/page/18169/action/1 Once more.  Help protect whales, dolphins, sharks, and sea turtles from becoming entangled in drift gillnets, currently the primary method of fishing for swordfish off California!
http://advocacy.pewtrusts.org/page/18419/action/1 Urge Congress to Defend National Monuments!
https://ontarionature.good.do/bluebelt/sign/  Urge the Government Ontario to grow the Greenbelt and protect at-risk waters in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
 
http://bit.ly/2mlKGz1 Russia. In December, the State Duma and the Council of Adoption Bill N-308781-7 proceeded with amazing speed, as if to enhance criminal liability for cruel treatment of animals. But still many animals will be killed where the World Cup 2018 will take place, there are not enough (planned) shelters!
http://bit.ly/2Dp5eii Russia. Take urgent measures to save dolphins in Russia, mass death of dolphins in the water area of ​​the port of Novorossiysk, Black Sea, since April 1, 2017 103 dolphins died!
https://www.change.org/p/grieder-brunschwig-ch-bongenie-grieder-werde-pelzfrei Fashion chain Bongenie Grieder, Switzerland, go fur-free!
https://www.change.org/p/reinhold-knittel-stoppen-wir-die-schlie%C3%9Fung-des-gnadenhofes-von-silvia-peschel Germany. Let's stop the closing of the Gnadenhof by Silvia Peschel, rescued horses are not livestock!
 
https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/428/205/393/ USDA: Don't Remove Protections for Animals On Organic Farms
 
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http://ww2z.r.a.d.sendibm1.com/3ahg3mnkntjf.html  Sea Shepherd Global Newsletter January 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBZXcsxDQDI&feature=youtu.be Puppies Stuck In Tar Cried Until People Heard and Rescued Them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbWSV6plWSw Puppy Was Left To Die In The Bottom Of A Canyon, Until This Climber Rescued Him
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