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Sister City Campaign – Seosan (Chungcheongnam-do), South Korea – Tenri (Nara Prefecture), Japan

Tenri Mayor Ken Namikawa: Tell Sister City Seosan (Chungcheongnam-do), South Korea, That We’re Opposed to the Torture and Consumption of Dogs and Cats.

If you want to help fight the grisly South Korean dog and cat meat trade and make a difference in South Korea, here are a few quick actions you can take that could save millions of dogs and cats each year.

Tenri (Nara Prefecture), Japan became Sister city to South Korea’s Seosan (Chungcheongnam-do) in 1991.

Yet Seosan, South Korea is responsible for the ongoing horrendous torture and killing of dogs and cats. Seosan is one of the largest dog meat consumption areas as well as dog farm areas in South Korea. If you have ever wondered what hell would be like, just visit or watch the videos of dog farms and slaughterhouses scattered all throughout Seosan. There are countless dog farms from small to very large, markets and restaurants where the dogs, who are tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging or beating; and then thrown into boiling water – sometimes while they are still alive. In many places, dogs are being killed in full view of other terrified, caged dogs; and this takes place in public and in broad daylight. In addition, many abandoned and stolen former pets end up in this industry, and are subjected to the same cruelty.

Please watch this video of a dog farm in Seosan which breeds 1,000 dogs for human consumption: https://youtu.be/2myNtNND4mU.

Also please watch the undercover video from the documentary trailer by the Korea Observer: https://youtu.be/T6KKIZEjofs

Directory of dog meat restaurants in and around Seosan on Naver, South Korea’s most popular search engine:
Sister City Campaign – Seosan (Chungcheongnam-do), South Korea – Tenri (Nara Prefecture), Japan

Please sign petition, call and email Tenri Mayor Ken Namikawa and the Nara Prefecture Governor Shogo Arai, TODAY!

Sign Petition!

Tenri Mayor Ken Namikawa

    Tenri Mayor Ken Namikawa

    Tenri Mayor Ken Namikawa

  • No matter where you live, please SIGN OUR PETITION
  • Send an email to the Mayor Namikawa through his Facebook page. (Use below suggested message or petition for email text)
    www.facebook.com/ken.namikawa
  • Call the Korean Embassy and Consulate General’s offices in your country!
  • Call the Mayor’s Office!
    Phone +81-743-63-100
    fax +81-743-62-5016
  • Send a Twitter message!
    .@seosannews .@nanwslee .@Nara_TW Mayor Namikawa, Plz urge Sister City, Seosan-We’re Opposed to Killing of Dogs/Cats https://goo.gl/asPjBz
  • Send a letter! (Use below suggested message or petition for letter text):

    Mayor Ken Namikawa
    Secretary Division
    Zip 632-8555 605 Kawaharajo-cho Tenri city Nara prefecture The 4th floor of city hall
    Japan

    Address in Japanese:
    秘書課
    〒632-8555 奈良県天理市川原城町605番地 市役所4階
    Japan

    Send a copy of your letter to the Seosan Mayor Wan-Seop Lee!
    Mayor Wan-Seop Lee
    Seosan City Hall
    1 Gwanamoongil (Eupnae-dong) Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Postal Code 31974
    South Korea

    Mayor Wan-Seop Lee on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nanwslee
    Address in Korean:

    이완섭 서산시장님
    서산시청
    (우)31974 충청남도 서산시 관아문길 1 (읍내동)
    South Korea

  • Suggested message to the Mayor Namikawa

    Dear Mayor Ken Namikawa and the Tenri Council members:

    Please watch this video of a dog farm in Seosan which breeds 1,000 dogs for human consumption: https://youtu.be/2myNtNND4mU.
    Also please watch the undercover video from the documentary trailer by the Korea Observer: https://youtu.be/T6KKIZEjofs.

    The Tenri City should not be a Sister city to any city that allows dogs and cats to be tortured and eaten. Please urge the Seosan Mayor Wan-Seop Lee and Chungcheongnam-do Governor Hee-Jeong An to close down all illegal dog farms and slaughterhouses, markets, truckers and restaurants who serve their products. An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat trade can be found at: https://www.change.org/p/tenri-mayor-ken-namikawa-tell-sister-city-seosan-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-cats

    The favor of your reply is requested.

    Thank you for your attention to this matter.

    [Your Name & Address]

    Suggested message to the Mayor Namikawa in Japanese

    天理市長ならび天理市議会議員の皆様へ

    韓国の瑞山にある1000匹規模の犬繁殖場の映像をご覧ください: https://youtu.be/2myNtNND4mU.

    また、韓国オブザーバーによるこちらの隠し撮り映像もご覧下さい: https://youtu.be/T6KKIZEjofs.

    天理市は犬や猫を拷問して食用にする事を認めている都市と姉妹都市であるべきではないと思います。
    全ての違法な犬繁殖場、屠殺場、犬肉市場、そして犬肉レストランの即閉鎖と違法犬輸送業者の業務停止をWan-Seop瑞山市長とHee-Jeong An忠清南道知事に要請してただきたいと思います。

    韓国における悲惨な犬肉、猫肉産業を永久的に禁止するため、貴殿に協力を要請するオンラインの署名活動も展開されております: https://www.change.org/p/tenri-mayor-ken-namikawa-tell-sister-city-seosan-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-cats

    以上、
    貴殿のご協力に感謝いたしますとともにお返事をお待ち申し上げております。

    敬具

Nara Prefecture Governor Shogo Arai

    Nara Prefecture Governor Shogo Arai

    Nara Prefecture Governor Shogo Arai

  • Send an email to the Governor Arai . (Use below suggested message or petition for email text)
    kokusai@office.pref.nara.lg.jp
  • Call the Governor’s Office!
    TEL +81-742-27-5822 
    FAX +81-742-22-1260
  • Send a Twitter message!
    .@seosannews .@nanwslee .@narakencyou Governor Arai, Plz urge Sister City, Seosan-We’re Opposed to Killing Dogs/Cats https://goo.gl/asPjBz
  • Send a letter! (Use below suggested message or petition for letter text):

    Nara Prefecture Governor Shogo Arai
    East Asia Partnership Group, International Affairs Division
    Office of Governor, Nara Prefectural Government,Japan
    Zip code 630-8501 Noborioji-cho 30, Nara city, Japan

    Address in Japanese:

    Japan 〒630-8501 奈良市登大路町30 奈良県庁
    国際交流課、東アジア司法政府会合
    奈良県知事
    荒井 正吾 殿

    Send a copy of your letter to the Seosan Mayor Wan-Seop Lee!

    Mayor Wan-Seop Lee
    Seosan City Hall
    1 Gwanamoongil (Eupnae-dong) Seosan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Postal Code 31974
    South Korea

    Mayor Wan-Seop Lee on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nanwslee

    Address in Korean:

    이완섭 서산시장님
    서산시청
    (우)31974 충청남도 서산시 관아문길 1 (읍내동)
    South Korea

Suggested message to the Governor Arai

Dear Governor Arai:

Please watch this video of a dog farm in Seosan which breeds 1,000 dogs for human consumption: https://youtu.be/2myNtNND4mU.
Also please watch the undercover video from the documentary trailer by the Korea Observer: https://youtu.be/T6KKIZEjofs.

The Tenri in Nara Prefecture should not be a Sister city to any city that allows dogs and cats to be tortured and eaten. Please urge the Seosan Mayor Wan-Seop Lee and Chungcheongnam-do Governor Hee-Jeong An to close down all illegal dog farms and slaughterhouses, markets, truckers and restaurants who serve their products. An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat trade can be found at: https://www.change.org/p/tenri-mayor-ken-namikawa-tell-sister-city-seosan-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-cats

The favor of your reply is requested.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

[Your Name & Address]

Suggested message to the Governor Arai in Japanese

奈良県知事 荒井正吾殿

ソサンにある人間の食用のために犬を飼育している1000匹規模の犬繁殖場の映像をご覧ください: https://youtu.be/2myNtNND4mU.
また、韓国オブザーバーによるこちらの隠し撮り映像も覧下さい: https://youtu.be/T6KKIZEjofs.

犬や猫に対する虐待行為とそれらの肉の食用を容認している韓国、忠清南道と奈良県、瑞山と天理市は姉妹都市であるべきではないと思います。
違法な犬繁殖場、屠殺場、犬肉市場、犬肉レストランの即閉鎖と、違法な犬輸送業者の即業務停止をHee-Jeong An忠清南道知事とWan-Seop Lee瑞山市長に要請していただきたいと思います。

韓国のおぞましい犬猫肉産業禁止の協力を荒井知事に要請するためのオンラインの署名を展開中です: https://www.change.org/p/tenri-mayor-ken-namikawa-tell-sister-city-seosan-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs-cats

敬具

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  1. Nicole
    NicoleMay 14,16

    There’s no email address in any of the link..
    How about adding them in the article? thanks

  2. Dog Advocate
    Dog AdvocateMay 15,16

    These people involved in crimes against animals should have their hands chopped off so they can never harm any animal, ever again. They will feel no pain, because they have no heart. These are God’s greatest creations, Dogs. We are to shepherd and care for them.

  3. Caroline
    CarolineMay 19,16

    There is no place for this inhumane and barbaric torture in today’s world. Stop this now

  4. Chris D'Amanda
    Chris D'AmandaMay 20,16

    The history of cats and dogs, as far as I know, throughout the world has not been for eating, the relationship that has evolved makes your using them as food, animals with such hearts, barbaric. Please stop it!!

    • liz tang
      liz tangJune 2,16

      South Koreans, one of the world’s great economic powerhouses. So advanced yet so uncivilized when it comes to animals. They commit heinous crimes against man’s best friend. These individuals have poison in their veins, and hearts are putrid and foul. May God curse those guilty of these crimes as they have no forgiveness. I will never, ever set foot in your country and will not buy any of your blood-stained products as beautiful and sophisticated they may be. Burn in hell you savage bastards!

  5. Amanda
    AmandaJune 1,16

    Lets skin them alive and boil them and then feed em to the wolves alive fuck you korea and you disgusting acts

  6. Donna Taylor
    Donna TaylorJune 1,16

    I advocate that we band together globally and exterminate each and every one of these filth-bag dog and cat murderers in as slow and painful manner as possible.

  7. Jean Clelland-Morin
    Jean Clelland-MorinJuly 8,16

    The Only Logical and Morl response is VEGANISM.

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