Catalonia won’t give up. We won’t either.Saturday, October 22nd 2016
The Spanish Constitutional Court has raised the prohibition of bullfighting in Catalonia. A group of senators of the conservative political party Partido Popular (PP) has appealed the court to cancel the abolition.
Protest e-mail: Stop the suffering of bulls in AlgemesiTuesday, September 20th 2016
Every year in September novilladas (bullfights with bulls of 2-3 years of age) are held in the Spanish municipality Algemesi. This year they will take place between Saturday September 24 and Sunday October 2.
Bull Pelado killedTuesday, September 20th 2016
Bull Pelado was killed. On Thursday evening, September 15, Pelado was used for the second time in Tordesillas for a bull run. Despite the petition that we shared through the social media, and the many signatures from all over the world, Pelado was brought to the slaughterhouse on Friday and killed. The other 13 bulls that were used during the festivities in Tordesillas were killed too.
Toro de la Peña passed without bloodshedTuesday, September 13rd 2016
According to the Spanish media, Toro de la Peña passed without major particularities. As planned, a bloodless bullrun took place and bull Pelado was not killed with lances. Animal welfare activists were present in Tordesillas to document the course of the bullrun. They report that a couple of incidents have been documented. We wait for more information to publish this as soon as possible.
First year without traditional Toro de la VegaThursday, September 8th 2016
Traditionally, a bull would be chased and killed by hundreds of men on foot and horseback armed with lances, during the local festivities of Tordesillas, Spain, on the second Tuesday of September. This year, though, the traditional Toro de la Vega, planned on September 13, will not be allowed to take place.