European subsidies to bullfighting continue

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

European subsidies to bullfighting continueThe European Parliament lacked the courage to ban the subsidies to bullfighting. However, we did see a large amount of votes in favor of ending the subsidies, nearly half of the total number of votes: 323 votes were in favor for the end, 309 against, while there were 58 abstentions.
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Join us in a protest in Brussels

Saturday, October 18th 2014

Join us in a protest in BrusselsNext Wednesday, October 22, the European Parliament will discuss the 2015 budget. Subsidies to agriculture will be one of the topics. An important issue for us since this is one of the channels the bullfighting industry gets money from the EU. This happens through agricultural subsidies for the breeding of cattle for meat consumption.
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Manacor: new anti-bullfighting municipality in Mallorca

Thursday, October 16th 2014

Manacor: new anti-bullfighting municipality in MallorcaThe Spanish municipality of Manacor (Mallorca) has declared itself as anti-bullfighting municipality. Nine municipalities have declared themselves against bullfighting on the Spanish Island till now. This has been achieved thanks to our campaign ‘Mallorca Sense Sang’ (Mallorca without Blood).
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Stop massive slaughter of animals in Nepal

Friday, October 10th 2014

Stop massive slaughter of animals in NepalDuring the Gadhimai Jatra Festival in Nepal, which takes place at the Gadhimai Temple every five years, hundreds of thousands of animals are slaughtered within a couple of days.

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Update voting European bullfighting subsidies

Tuesday, October 7th 2014

Update voting European bullfighting subsidiesThe budget Committee of the European Parliament has voted on the amendment to stop the European subsidies to bullfighting, initiated by Bas Eickhout, Dutch member of the parliament for the green Dutch party Groen Links.
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