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Dog-Meat 'Festival' in China Riles Animal-Rights Activists

Ten thousand dogs are expected to die in the southwestern Chinese city of Yulin during this weekend's dog-meat "festival," an annual event since 2009 that has been denounced in many parts of the world. Cooks will prepare the dogs' flesh and serve it to visitors with a lychee wine. Dog meat also appears on restaurant menus throughout China. However, establishments that specialize in canine fare have been shutting down during the last several years as protests against...

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