A step towards banning events with animal crueltyThursday, September 26th 2013
On Wednesday, September 25th, a debate took place in the Spanish Congress on banning events involving the maltreatment and/or killing of bulls. The reason for this debate was an initiative of Izquierda Plural to abolish the cruel Toro de la Vega.
CAS protests against Toro de la VegaFriday, September 20th 2013
On Saturday September 14, CAS International protested against the cruel Toro de la Vega 'feast' in Madrid, Spain. Every year in September in Tordesillas, a bull is killed by hundreds of horse- and footmen armed with lances. This year, bull Vulcano was the victim of this tradition.
#LoveSpainHateBullfights: hand over of petition to Spanish EmbassyFriday, September 6th 2013
Together with WSPA, CAS collected thousands of signatures against the declaration of bullfighting as Cultural Heritage in Spain. The petition was handed over to a representative of the ambassador during a cultural event in front of the Spanish Embassy in The Hague.
CAS visits BerlinThursday, September 5th 2013
In recent years, CAS has done a lot of work to draw Germany into our struggle against bullfighting. It has not been an easy task. The German organization for animal protection did not consider bullfighting important enough to include it in their campaigns.
Dutch Parliament: End EU subsidies to bullfighting!Monday, July 8th 2013
On July 4, 2013, The Netherlands' parliament voted unanimously(!) in favour of an initiative of Partij voor de Dieren to ask the Dutch (Netherlands) government to end EU funding of bullfighting.