CAS at biggest Holiday Fair of the NetherlandsThursday, January 18th 2018
CAS International was at the biggest Holiday Fair of the Netherlands, the Vakantiebeurs, to inform people about bullfighting. The fair took place between 9 and 14 of January. Around 105,000 people visited de Vakantiebeurs. A great opportunity for CAS to inform as many visitors as possible.
Bullfighting comes to an end in Maracaibo, VenezuelaThursday, December 21st 2017
We have good news! Bullfighting comes to an end in Maracaibo, the capital of the Venezuelan state of Zula. The new mayor, Willy Casanova, decided to no longer permit the use of the bullring for bullfights. The role of the bullring will be changed so all kinds of events can be held here, as long they are without cruelties and accessible for everybody.
Colombia: animal defender of the yearTuesday, December 12nd 2017
Every year, in the Colombian city Medellín, an award is given for Defenzoor del año (animal defender of the year) by our sister organization Defenzoores, supported by CAS International. This year two former judges of the Colombian constitutional court received the prize, Maria Victoria Calle and Jorge Iván Palacio. From their position in the court they made several contributions in favor of the animals.
11th International Summit against BullfightingWednesday, November 22nd 2017
In November the International Network against Bullfighting held a yearly conference against bullfighting, and this time in the most important bullfighting country in the world: Spain. The summit was a success this year. Many organizations of the International Network against Bullfighting travelled to Madrid to attend the summit.
Spanish government wants to push through bullfighting in Balearic IslandsThursday, November 16th 2017
The Spanish government has appealed to the Constitutional Court to revoke the end of traditional bullfights in the Balearic Islands. Since August 11, it is forbidden in this state to kill or maltreat bulls during a bullfight. The government of the state aproved a new law in July 2017 to end traditional bullfighing. CAS International worked, together with other organizations, to achieve this goal.