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Unfortunately, what was initially thought to be an isolated incident reflects a larger issue with the Chengguan, Chinese city management officials responsible for enforcing local regulations, who frequently kill beloved family pets! Speak out against their brutal enforcement policies here!:
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In May 2014, the international community was horrified when municipal officers in Beijing beat a small dog to death in front of his horrified owner. His owner's offense? Failing to produce the proper registration papers for the rescued stray.

The officers, known as chengguan, regularly make headlines for their unnecessary use of violent force. According to a Time magazine report, beatings by chengguan officers have become so commonplace that in Chinese, “chengguan has literally become synonymous with violence.”

In 2012, Human Rights Watch published an 75-page report on the chengguan's history of abuse, in which victims described being slapped, shoved, pushed to the ground, forcibly held, dragged, punched, kicked, and thrown from vehicles to the street. Resultant injuries ranged from bruises, cuts, and bloody noses to broken bones.

Tell the Beijing government that inhumane incidents like these don't go unnoticed!

Sign below to demand punishment for the violent city officials, and an animal control policy in Beijing that relies not on brutality and terror, but on humane and effective practices.

Dear Secretary Guo Jinlong,

The international community is shocked and appalled by the chengguan's recent brutal beating and murder of a pet dog in Beijing. Violent abuse and killing of companion animals is an unacceptable pest management strategy, no matter the owner's infringement, and we will not turn a blind eye to it.

This story is one of many in recent years that highlight the chengguan's brutality. The extensive list of abuses cited in Human Rights Watch's 2012 report on the chengguan makes it impossible to deny that they are nothing more than violent bullies. Their inhumane actions should not be tolerated in a civilized society.

Please see that the chengguan officers who murdered this dog receive justice, and that a new protocol is set for Beijing's animal control officers—one that does not rely on brutality and terror, but on humane and effective management practices.

Thank you,

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Jul 6, 2017 (Name not displayed) Shame on you. Your laws are heartless. Treat people and animals with respect. Have some common sense!
Jul 5, 2017 Cookie Holderbach
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Jun 28, 2017 Amanda Hanson
Jun 28, 2017 Lindsay Hanas
Jun 28, 2017 Amy Agzarian how can this be acceptable? In any society? It is a measure of the character of the individual who can demonstrate this level of cruelty.....
Jun 28, 2017 Valerie Romero
Jun 28, 2017 Diana Zimmerman
Jun 26, 2017 Piritta Siltanen
Jun 26, 2017 Kat Rickels
Jun 26, 2017 Jennifer Acrey
Jun 25, 2017 Joan Hise
Jun 23, 2017 Jaime Perez This brutality must stop. Humans and animals do not deserve to be treated in such an inhumane and barbaric manner.
Jun 23, 2017 Jennifer Griffin

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