Constitutional Court Colombia opens door to prohibition bullfightingWednesday, February 8th 2017
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.
Feast with bulls goes on despite prohibitionMonday, February 6th 2017
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.
Bullfights return to Bogota, ColombiaTuesday, January 24th 2017
For 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.
Again races with bulls during Jallikattu Festival in IndiaMonday, January 23rd 2017
For 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.
Sign the petition against the Bull of Fire in MedinaceliWednesday, November 9th 2016
Next 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.