CAS protests against Toro de la Vega in MadridTuesday, September 16th 2014
On Saturday 13th of September, CAS International protested in the Spanish capital of Madrid against the cruel event el Toro de la Vega.
Every year in September a bull is killed by hundreds of men on horses and by feet, stabbed to death with lances. This year bull Elegido (which means ‘the chosen one’) is the victim of el Toro de la Vega.
And again two new anti-bullfighting municipalitiesThursday, September 11st 2014
The Spanish municipalities of Algaida and Capdepera (Mallorca) have declared themselves as anti-bullfighting municipalities. Five municipalities have declared themselves against bullfighting on the Spanish Island last summer. This has been achieved thanks to the campaign ‘Mallorca Sin Sangre’ (Mallorca without Blood).
First voting on subsidies to bullfighting in European CommitteeThursday, September 11st 2014
The Committee of Environment, Public Health and Food Safety has voted to put an end to the European subsidies to bullfighting. The Dutch member of the European Parliament Bas Eickhout, member of the green party GroenLinks, had proposed the amendment. Finally, it has been adopted with 29 votes in favor and 11 against it.
Will Bogota stay free of bullfighting?Thursday, September 11st 2014
The Constitutional Court of Colombia has determined that it is permitted to retain bullfighting in the Colombian Capital of Bogota. In 2012, Gustavo Petro, the mayor of Bogota, decided to stop allowing the organization of bullfights in the bullring La Santamaria and to create space for cultural and educational events free of animal suffering.
Protest against Toro de la Vega in MadridWednesday, August 27th 2014
On Saturday September 13, CAS International will protest against the cruel Toro de la Vega 'feast' in Madrid, Spain.
Every year in September, in the Spanish town of Tordesillas, a bull is killed by hundreds of horse- and footmen armed with lances. This year, bull Elegido (in Spanish it means the chosen one) will be the victim of this cruel tradition.