HERE BE CANNIBALS
|REPORTS OF CONTEMPORARY CANNIBALISM IN CHINA|
No one could accuse the Chinese of being squeamish about the things they eat – monkeys' brains, owls' eyes, bears' paws and deep fried scorpions are all items on the menu. But most dishes revered as national favourites sound as harmless as boiled rice when compared to the latest pint de jour allegedly gaining favour in Shenzhen – human foetus.
This world is tolerating and even at times encourages abortion. This world tolerates the research done on preborn infants. Facts that I never wanted to place before you have been going on in this world, in the name of medical research.
| Rotten.com: 'Two pictures from our anonymous Asian correspondent. Just as with humans, infanticide is common in the animal kingdom, but it is often followed by infantiphagia, the eating of babies. Incidents of chimpanzees, one of mankind's closest relatives, consuming their young are well documented. Good eating is, after all, good eating. |
'These photos were sent to us anonymously. It is difficult to determine where they were taken -- Hong Kong or Japan -- or whether crimes were committed in the process. It is difficult to imagine the act pictured being legal in any jurisdiction.'