Sencelles: new anti-bullfighting municipalityThursday, July 24th 2014
De Spanish municipality of Sencelles (Mallorca) has declared itself as anti-bullfighting municipality. The motion that requested the declaration was accepted with 7 votes in favour, and 3 against. The municipality also decided to ban circuses with animals.
No more travels to the running of the bulls with STA TravelTuesday, July 15th 2014
The travel agency STA Travel has recently organized special trips to the running of the bulls in Pamplona during the feasts of San Fermin (every year between the 7th and 14th of July). The organization for animal welfare The League Against Cruel Sports initiated a petition to ask STA Travel to stop offering trips to the running of the bulls.
Music for animal welfareTuesday, July 15th 2014
The international music band Major Arcana has recently released a new CD, R.Evolut!On, containing 13 songs about animal suffering and animal rights. Major Arcana stands up for the improvement of animal welfare through music.
CAS attends première EncierroMonday, July 7th 2014
On Tuesday July 3, CAS international attended the première of the documentary ‘Encierro’, a documentary by Olivier van de Zee about the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. In the documentary participants of the running of the bulls talk about their experiences and their reasons to join the run. According to Marius Kolff, director of CAS, ‘Encierro’ is a nice documentary wherein human attendees have all the opportunity to speak, yet the suffering of the bulls is not discussed.
Successes in MallorcaThursday, July 3rd 2014
With the campaign ‘Mallorca Sense Sang’ (for a bloodless Mallorca), an initiative of AnimaNaturalis and CAS, we have scored our first successes! The main objective of ‘Mallorca Sense Sang’ is to abolish bullfighting from the Spanish Island Mallorca. The greatest success until now is the declaration of the municipality Artà as anti-bullfighting municipality.