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Constitutional Court Colombia opens door to prohibition bullfighting

Wednesday, February 8th 2017

Constitutional Court Colombia opens door to prohibition bullfighting

At this moment there are positive developments in Colombia that make it possible to make laws regarding bullfights and cruel feasts with bulls. Until now, bullfighting was an exception in the Colombian animal protection laws.

 


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Feast with bulls goes on despite prohibition

Monday, February 6th 2017

Feast with bulls goes on despite prohibition

In November 2016, the Congress of the Mexican state of Veracruz voted unanimously for a prohibition of several feasts with bulls. Among them, also the Embalse de Tlacotalpan. This feast always took place at February 1st.


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Bullfights return to Bogota, Colombia

Tuesday, January 24th 2017

Bullfights return to Bogota, ColombiaFor the first time since 2012, a bullfight took place in the Colombian capital of Bogotá last Sunday. In 2012, the former mayor, Gustavo Petro, decided to forbid bullfighting. Petro felt that animal cruelty does not belong in a modern Bogotá.
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Again races with bulls during Jallikattu Festival in India

Monday, January 23rd 2017

Again races with bulls during Jallikattu Festival in IndiaFor days now, protest are being held in several cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu in favour of the lifting of the ban on the Jallikattu Festival. Unfortunately, the Minister of Justice signed an ordinance to allow the races.
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Sign the petition against the Bull of Fire in Medinaceli

Wednesday, November 9th 2016

Sign the petition against the Bull of Fire in MedinaceliNext Saturday, November 12, the cruel Bull of Fire ‘Toro Jubilo’ in Medinaceli will take place in Medinaceli (Soria). During this event the horns of the bull are covered with a inflammable substance and put on fire.


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