Day: May 24, 2020

May 24, 2020

Why the dog meat trade persists in Indonesia, despite consumption being illegal

One tradition included spilling blood from a freshly slaughtered dog, symbolizing strength, on the beams of a new house. Advertisement “What’s happening in Tomohon is not representative of the nation’s perception and attitude toward companion animals,” said Lola Webber, the Bali-based co-founder and director of the Change for Animals Foundation, a charity registered in England. Ching’s raw footage shows that as the burning begins, one […]

May 24, 2020

Corruption trial of Israeli leader Netanyahu begins amid raucous atmosphere

“There is no conspiracy to oust him, however many times he repeats the claim. We will continue to act on the principle that everyone is equal under the law.” Advertisement The trial takes place amid an ongoing fractious political environment, in which three inconclusive elections were held in a span of a year before Netanyahu and his rival, centrist Benny Gantz, finally swore in a […]