United Nations: No children to bullfights in SpainMonday, February 12nd 2018
The Committee on the Rights of the Child of the United Nations requests Spain to keep children and young people aged under 18 away from the violence of bullfights. Bullfighting is in violation of the Convention of Children 's Rights. Colombia, Ecuador, France, Mexico, Portugal and Peru already received a similar request from the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Colombian government against bullfightingWednesday, January 24th 2018
The bullfighting season in Colombia just started. The first bullfight took place in the Colombian capital of Bogota. Until February 18, bullfights will take place here. During the first bullfight not even half of the bullring was filled with public.
CAS at biggest Holiday Fair of the NetherlandsThursday, January 18th 2018
CAS International was at the biggest Holiday Fair of the Netherlands, the Vakantiebeurs, to inform people about bullfighting. The fair took place between 9 and 14 of January. Around 105,000 people visited de Vakantiebeurs. A great opportunity for CAS to inform as many visitors as possible.
Bullfighting comes to an end in Maracaibo, VenezuelaThursday, December 21st 2017
We have good news! Bullfighting comes to an end in Maracaibo, the capital of the Venezuelan state of Zula. The new mayor, Willy Casanova, decided to no longer permit the use of the bullring for bullfights. The role of the bullring will be changed so all kinds of events can be held here, as long they are without cruelties and accessible for everybody.
Colombia: animal defender of the yearTuesday, December 12nd 2017
Every year, in the Colombian city Medellín, an award is given for Defenzoor del año (animal defender of the year) by our sister organization Defenzoores, supported by CAS International. This year two former judges of the Colombian constitutional court received the prize, Maria Victoria Calle and Jorge Iván Palacio. From their position in the court they made several contributions in favor of the animals.