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.
CAS attends events in several countriesThursday, August 18th 2016
Recently, CAS International attended several activities, both in the Netherlands as in the bullfighting countries. The goal is to inform people in different ways and increase public consciousness about the fact that bullfighting is cruel and must end.
The suffering of horses in the bullringThursday, July 21st 2016
Most people are not aware of the fact that horses are used during bullfights, again and again. During the bullfight they are confronted with stress, they see the suffering of the bull and smell blood and death in the arena. Sometimes they themselves get injured and die.