In Yulin, Guangxi province, 10,000 dogs will be massacred for a dog meat festival. Should we protect tradition or animals? Media reports claim that the dog meat festival in Yulin, Guangxi will begin on June 21. This festival is a cherished tradition for the locals, with estimates claiming that 10,000 people will flood the streets for the occasion. Animal rights activists estimate that 10,000 dogs will be killed during the festival. Do we want to protect our cultural traditions or our animals? Netizens are arguing fiercely. What’ss right, what’s wrong? How do you see it?
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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.
Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…