26 Feb '11, 12pm

Bangladesh dog lovers protest brutal culling: DHAKA - SCORES of dog lovers shouting 'Don't kill, sterilise' marc...

DHAKA - SCORES of dog lovers shouting 'Don't kill, sterilise' marched through Dhaka on Saturday to protest Bangladesh's brutal canine culling, which involves breaking the animals' necks. Carrying banners with slogans, the protesters linked hands in front of the Dhaka City Corporation, the main government agency responsible for culling thousands of dog each year. Organisers, who arranged the protest using media such as Facebook and Twitter, said they believed it was the first time such a public protest against the culling had been held in Bangladesh. 'We've come here with a message: please stop this brutal practice of dog culling,' said Rubaiya Ahmad, head of Obhoyaronnyo (Sanctuary), an organiser of the event, which drew demonstrators of all ages, from teenagers to pensioners. 'Nowhere in the world are dogs treated so badly as in Bangladesh,' she said. The Dhaka City Corpo...

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