- A 63-year-old woman from Chiba Prefecture, Japan, was charged with animal abuse on Tuesday for hoarding 221 dogs in unsanitary conditions in her cramped home.
- There were multiple complaints from her neighbors regarding the noise of her dogs’ barks and the foul odor of their feces and urine.
- The dogs have been taken under the protection of the prefectural government and are currently in the process of finding new homes.
An unemployed woman in Japan was charged with animal abuse for hoarding more than 200 dogs in unsanitary conditions.
The Chiba Prefectural Police raided her cramped home in March and found 221 Maltese and Shih Tzu hybrids festering in their own waste.
A Malaysian pensioner is melting everyone’s heart online by his selfless, noble deed for setting up a shelter for abused dogs using his own savings and pension. He even reached the point where he considered selling his own residence and move into the shelter compound he built for the canines.
Pak Hassan’s story was picked up by Malaysian news website Sin Chew Daily on Friday, December 8.
Yulin, China is home to the infamous and controversial Yulin Dog Meat Festival, which is no stranger to protests since tens of thousands of dogs have been slaughtered and eaten at the annual event.
This year, however, protesters may have reached new heights in gaining awareness when dancers from the China National Pole Dancing Team and POLE11 collaborated on a project in the hopes of ending animal cruelty.
- Kajal Kiran, an Indian social media influencer, is facing backlash for kicking a dog in an Instagram reel.
- A repost of her deleted video has since gone viral, with several social media users voicing their anger toward Kiran’s behavior.
- Some users tagged the Mumbai police, citing animal abuse, while others reported her social media.
- Following the heavy backlash against Kiran’s actions, the content creator has since uploaded four apology videos on her Instagram account.
- In the videos, she claims to be an animal lover and vows not to harm any animals again.
An Indian social media influencer has apologized after facing backlash for kicking a dog in an Instagram reel.
In the now-deleted video, the influencer, identified as Kajal Kiran, can be seen calling for a dog to come closer. As the dog approaches her, she kicks it away, causing the dog to yelp.
- A video of a dog being abused by a handler at a training school in Singapore went viral on Wednesday, sparking outrage on social media.
- The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) are now investigating the case shared on Facebook by the animal welfare group Chained Dog Awareness in Singapore (CDAS).
- The unidentified trainer can be seen yelling at the mixed-breed dog and hitting it with a metal food bowl.
- The AVS said it was aware of the two-minute video circulating online and has already suspended the handler from its list of accredited dog trainers since March 25.
- A person found guilty of abusing an animal is subjected to a fine of 15,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $10,000) and/or imprisonment not exceeding 18 months for the first offense. A second or subsequent offense could land the person a jail sentence not exceeding three years and/or a fine of 30,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $21,000).
The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) in Singapore has launched an investigation into a dog training school that also offers boarding services after one of its handlers was caught on video abusing one of the dogs.
The viral video that captured the dog abuse was shared on Facebook by the animal welfare group Chained Dog Awareness in Singapore (CDAS) on Wednesday. A handler can be seen in the video yelling at the dog and hitting it with a metal food bowl.
- A heartbreaking video of a small dog being dumped from a car into the middle of a busy road in China has gone viral, prompting a police search for the suspect.
- Taken by the dash cam of another car, the video shows the driver opening their car door and dropping a small white dog onto the road as vehicles continue to pass.
- The distressed dog then jumps and scratches at the car door while attempting to jump back in through the window.
- The dog was rescued uninjured by a security guard at a nearby restaurant.
Dashcam footage caught the heartbreaking moment a small dog was abandoned by its owner in the middle of a busy road in China.
In a video posted to Weibo on Monday, a driver is seen opening their car door and letting a small white dog out onto a road filled with traffic in Guangdong Province of southern China. The owner’s face cannot be seen in the video.
Scottish football club Glasgow Rangers F.C. announced on Monday that it has identified the fans who were filmed berating Japanese striker Kyogo Furuhashi (Celtic F.C.) with racial insults.
Racist behavior filmed: Over the weekend, a video emerged showing a group of football fans aboard a bus singing racist songs targeting Furuhashi. The fans, seen wearing Rangers shirts, also made offensive slant-eye gestures to mock the 26-year-old Asian player, reported ESPN.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung Min was the target of racial abuse on social media following a 3-1 Premier League defeat by Manchester United over the weekend.
The 28-year-old forward, who scored the Spur’s only goal during Sunday’s game, was involved in a controversial incident that disallowed a goal by United.
More than 800 former child athletes in Japan suffered physical and sexual abuse while training for their sports, according to a recent report from Human Rights Watch.
The watchdog documented stories from athletes across 50 sports and 45 of Japan’s 47 prefectures. More than 750 participated in an online survey, while over 50 shared their experiences in face-to-face interviews.
A young British Chinese woman has taken to social media to speak out against a recent encounter with a racist man at a supermarket.
In an emotional video, Facebook user Bella Grace detailed the incident and then addressed the man directly in her message.
A woman in Australia has become the subject of viral videos after going on a racist rampage against two Asian men wearing face masks aboard a Melbourne train last month.
The woman, who was traveling with a female child, referred to the men as “disease-infected dogs” and demanded them to “f*ck off to your own country.”
An Asian fashion designer took to social media to expose a man and a woman who allegedly referred to her as “the virus” and threatened to assault her in New York City.
The incident, which was partially caught on video, took place at the spacious Bella Abzug Park near 35th Street around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.