Grilled KITTENS are aligned in the Indonesian market

A disturbing video has appeared showing grilled kittens for sale in an Indonesian market that has ignored orders to stop selling meat and dog meat

A disturbing video has appeared showing grilled kittens for sale in an Indonesian market that has ignored orders to stop selling cat and dog meat.

The images show cruel traffickers beating the animals to death and then throwing them with a torch in front of shocked spectators in an "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in the province of North Sulawesi.

Horrified activists who are fighting to end the barbaric industry claim that some of the animals were still alive when they were bombarded with flames.

The charities say that the officials of the mayor of the Tomohon office pledged to end the sale and slaughter of dogs and cats in the market in February. Last month, Indonesia said it was also preparing a regulation to ban trade in meat derived from pets and exotic animals.

A disturbing video has appeared showing grilled kittens for sale in an Indonesian market that has ignored orders to stop selling meat and dog meat

A disturbing video has appeared showing grilled kittens for sale in an Indonesian market that has ignored orders to stop selling meat and dog meat

Images show cruel traffickers beating animals to death and then throwing them with electric pomp in front of shocked spectators in an "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in North Sulawesi province

Images show cruel traffickers beating animals to death and then throwing them with electric pomp in front of shocked spectators in an "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in North Sulawesi province

Images show cruel traffickers beating animals to death and then throwing them with electric pomp in front of shocked spectators in an "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in North Sulawesi province

Horrified activists struggling to end the barbarian industry claim that some of the animals were still alive when they were being bombarded with flames

Horrified activists struggling to end the barbarian industry claim that some of the animals were still alive when they were being bombarded with flames

Horrified activists struggling to end the barbarian industry claim that some of the animals were still alive when they were being bombarded with flames

It is known that people in some parts of the Southeast Asian nation consume dog meat and the government faces pressure from animal rights groups to address the problem.

Despite the government's promise, recently published images show men holding cats upside down by their legs before using rods to beat them to death.

Videos filmed by activists also show dogs, some with sores on their heads, huddled in cages while workers pull out howling animals and beat their heads with wooden poles while market visitors, some with children, watch.

Then, the animals are bombarded with blowtorches to remove their hair and prepare for the slaughter and sale.

Members of the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia (DMFI) coalition – which consists of charities for animal rights, including Humane Society International – have urged the Indonesian government to honor its promise to ban the trade in cat meat and meat. dog.

Charities say that officials of the mayor of the Tomohon office pledged to end the sale and slaughter of dogs and cats in the market in February

Charities say that officials of the mayor of the Tomohon office pledged to end the sale and slaughter of dogs and cats in the market in February

Charities say that officials of the mayor of the Tomohon office pledged to end the sale and slaughter of dogs and cats in the market in February

The bodies of three dogs lie in a pile in the "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in the province of North Sulawesi

The bodies of three dogs lie in a pile in the "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in the province of North Sulawesi

The bodies of three dogs lie in a pile in the "extreme market" in Tomohon, a city in the province of North Sulawesi

The animals are bombarded with blowtorches to remove their hair in preparation for slaughter and sale

The animals are bombarded with blowtorches to remove their hair in preparation for slaughter and sale

The animals are bombarded with blowtorches to remove their hair in preparation for slaughter and sale

The videos filmed by activists also show dogs, some with sores on their heads, huddled in cages while workers take out the animals that howl

The videos filmed by activists also show dogs, some with sores on their heads, huddled in cages while workers take out the animals that howl

The videos filmed by activists also show dogs, some with sores on their heads, huddled in cages while workers take out the animals that howl

Lola Webber, from DMFI, said about the video: "It was the most horrible cruelty we have witnessed so far in our campaign to close this hateful trade, and everything was made visible to very young children.

"At the end of our filming, we were all splashed with blood and brain matter from the blows, which shows how easy it would be for clients and tourists to become infected with diseases such as rabies, and in fact two of our team were extremely ill following the visit to the market

"We are really grateful that the appalling cruelty and risks to human health from this appalling trade have been publicly acknowledged by the Indonesian government, but our latest evidence clearly shows that the need for an immediate ban can not be ignored. urgent situation that requires immediate action ".

There has been increasing pressure on the country to ban the industry.

Members of the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia (DMFI) coalition - which consists of charities for animal rights, including Humane Society International - have urged the Indonesian government to honor its promise to ban the trade in cat and dog meat. .

Members of the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia (DMFI) coalition - which consists of charities for animal rights, including Humane Society International - have urged the Indonesian government to honor its promise to ban the trade in cat and dog meat. .

Members of the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia (DMFI) coalition – which consists of charities for animal rights, including Humane Society International – have urged the Indonesian government to honor its promise to ban the trade in cat and dog meat. .

There is no data on the amount of dog meat consumed in Indonesia, but the 2015 research cited by the Ministry of Agriculture showed that about 730,000 dogs enter the capital each year, Jakarta, West Java for consumption

There is no data on the amount of dog meat consumed in Indonesia, but the 2015 research cited by the Ministry of Agriculture showed that about 730,000 dogs enter the capital each year, Jakarta, West Java for consumption

There is no data on the amount of dog meat consumed in Indonesia, but the 2015 research cited by the Ministry of Agriculture showed that about 730,000 dogs enter the capital each year, Jakarta, West Java for consumption

A car rests on a piece of corrugated iron sheet while traders prepare to blow it on the market

A car rests on a piece of corrugated iron sheet while traders prepare to blow it on the market

A car rests on a piece of corrugated iron sheet while traders prepare to blow it on the market

The caged dogs are dragged and beaten around the head before being attacked with flames

The caged dogs are dragged and beaten around the head before being attacked with flames

The caged dogs are dragged and beaten around the head before being attacked with flames

Some of the caged dogs could be seen with sores on the head in the Indonesian market

Some of the caged dogs could be seen with sores on the head in the Indonesian market

Some of the caged dogs could be seen with sores on the head in the Indonesian market

More than 90 celebrities, including Cameron Diaz, Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres, signed a letter urging President Joko Widodo to act.

In August, Syamsu Ma'arif, director of veterinary public health at the Ministry of Agriculture, told Reuters that dog meat "is not food, according to our food law."

He added that the ministry was still gathering material to support the planned regulations. However, it did not give a schedule for its issuance or when it would become effective.

There is no data on the amount of dog meat consumed in Indonesia, but the 2015 research cited by the Ministry of Agriculture showed that around 730,000 dogs enter the capital, Jakarta, of West Java each year for consumption.

In comparison, neighboring Vietnam consumes five million dogs each year, says the Asian Canine Protection Alliance.

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