Tradition or Travesty: China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival – I Say ‘NoToDogMeat’ Hufffpo June 2014

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/julia-de-cadenet-/china-dog-meat-festival_b_5513995.html How are you celebrating the Summer Solstice? In Yulin, China a feast of 10,000 dogs is planned for this weekend. As a dog lover I cannot imagine anything worse than my best friend used for food – and the thought of her being beaten, hung, skinned, blowtorched or even boiled alive leaves me frozenContinue reading “Tradition or Travesty: China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival – I Say ‘NoToDogMeat’ Hufffpo June 2014”

Significant Progress on Asia’s Civil Society/ End to Torture.

On September 8-10, 2014, an Asia Regional Civil Society Experience Summit was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Summit brought together more than 96 civil society leaders working in 21 Asian countries and jurisdictions to meet, share experiences, and discuss best practices on how civil society, the international community and governments can build better development partnerships.Continue reading “Significant Progress on Asia’s Civil Society/ End to Torture.”