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Activists put pressure on international dog show organizers to move a planned competition from Shanghai unless Chinese authorities shut down an annual dog meat festival

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
he Belgium-based Federation Cynologique Internationale chose Shanghai as the site for the 2019 World Dog Show, but a campaign protesting that decision has garnered nearly 600,000 signatures.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.