Anti-bullfighting protest in The Hague, The NetherlandsThursday, April 6th 2017
On April 1, CAS International organized a silent action against bullfighting in The Hague, the political centre of The Netherlands. It was April Fool's but this was not a joke: in Europe bullfights are still held in Spain, Portugal and France. This year, many children will witness a bullfight. The bullfighting season in Europe has just begun. This action is part of a campaign by CAS International to gain support from the Dutch and European Parliaments.
Worldwide actions against bullfighting in ColombiaThursday, February 23rd 2017
From over the whole world organizations and individuals asked the Colombian Congress to prohibit bullfighting in Colombia. CAS International did the same request from the Netherlands.
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.