WDA representatives met with Congressman Oshima Kusuo. He pledged to prioritise the legislation to ban dog and cat meat.
WDA held and event in the Congress to present evidence of the dog meat industry in Japan. 20 congressmen attended to show support.
Genlin met with congressmen to discuss strategies on banning dog and cat meat in Japan.
Genlin founded "Dog Cat Party", the first political party dedicated to promoting the welfare of dogs and cats in the world.
Genlin successfully promoted the establishment of the Animal Parliamentary Alliance with parliamentary parties. The heavyweight member of the ruling party Hidehisa Otsuji became the chairman of the alliance.
34 members of the Cross-party Congressional Animal Welfare Alliance has submitted a joint letter to Prime Minister Suga, requesting Japan’s accession to the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
Hidehisa Otsuji, chairman of the Parliamentary League for Animal Welfare, along with 10 members of the league, submitted a request letter to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide in The Prime Minister’s Official Residence, turning a historic page on animal welfare in Japan. The request letter also lays the groundwork for a joint initiative between the United States and Japan on the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats.
Extra Legislative Session Ended
The 203rd Extra Session of the National Diet of Japan ended on December 5. The proposal to ban dog and cat meat, advocated by the
Japan Legislature to request Prime Minister Suga to initiate the International Agreement to Prohibit the Eating of Dogs and Cats
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Japan July Special IV: Genlin Founds Dog and Cat Party
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Japan July Special III: Roland visits Genlin in WDA headquarters
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Japan July Special II
We talked about the situation of dog meat trade in Japan in previous article. Now look at some movements WDA has done so far to
Japan July Special I: Dog Meat in Japan
Genlin was born in China and borrowed from Japan. He has worked and lived in Japan for many years. In the past, whenever a Chinese
Genlin pioneered the world’s first dog and cat party in Japan, dedicated to the interests and welfare of dogs and cats. The slogan of the
Japanese congressmen established Animal Welfare Group
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