WorldViews: Dog-eating festival in China hounded by activists

By Ishaan Tharoor, June 20, 2014

The town of Yulin, near China's border with Vietnam, is like a lot of the country's other bustling regional cities, except for one thing: Every year at the summer solstice, it holds a festival where town residents quaff copious amounts of alcohol, slurp the juicy fruit of lychees and, yes, eat dog meat.

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