Fire bull Valencia remains banned for third year in a rowWednesday, August 1st 2018
The city council of the Spanish city of Valencia recently decided to maintain the ban on two cruel feasts with bulls. This happened as a result of attempts by the conservative political party Partido Popular (PP) to lift the ban by means of a motion. These feasts are toro embolado (fire bull) and toro en corda (a bull is tied to a rope on the street). The municipal council considers these two events as a serious form of animal abuse. Since june 2016 it is not allowed to organize such events in Valencia.
More than 50 bulls killed in PamplonaMonday, July 16th 2018
The San Fermin festivities in the Spanish city of Pamplona end this year with at least 54 dead bulls that were killed during cruel bullfights. For 8 days, runs with bulls (6 daily) were held in Pamplona. The bulls were killed in the evening. In total, 48 bulls started their last day with a lot of stress, running through a screaming mass of people. 48 bulls that were waiting for their death.
Protest against running of the bulls of Pamplona in AmsterdamMonday, July 9th 2018
Just a day before the start of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, a protest against the cruel runs was held in the capital of The Netherlands: Amsterdam. During eight days, every morning a bullrun with 6 bulls will take place in Pamplona. The bullruns are seen as innocent entertainment, bus this is far from true: the bulls run to the bullring, where they will be killed in a bullfight on the same day.
Protest against bullfighting in MadridTuesday, May 15th 2018
On Sunday May 27, CAS International will protest against bullfightng in the Spanish capital of Madrid. The protest ‘Tauromaquia es Violencia’ (Bullfighting is Violence) is part of a campaign of 10 organizations, among others CAS. Its main object is to end all types of events with bulls. We have united our efforts and will hold a big protest starting at 11:00 hrs. The starting location is Puerta del Sol, Madrid.
Minors no longer allowed in bullfights in EcuadorMonday, April 16th 2018
Ecuador has banned children from assisting in bullfights. Until now the entrance of children up to 16 years old to this type of bloody spectacles was forbidden. The age limit to bullfights has now been raised from 16 to 18 years old. With this decision Ecuador follows the request from the United Nations to keep children away from the violence of bullfights.