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CAS INTERNATIONAL (COMITÉ ANTI STIERENVECHTEN) WANTS TO END BULLFIGHTING, THE HUNTING WITH GALGOS AND OTHER 'CULTURAL' EVENTS THAT CAUSE ANIMAL SUFFERING.

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CAS International (Comité Anti Stierenvechten) wants to end bullfighting and other ‘cultural’ events that cause animal suffering. This also includes fiestas (‘patronal festivals’), like the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, and many other festivities during which bulls and other animals are maltreated and killed. Read more

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Protest in Mexico City against illegal bullfighting

On Thursday July 4, CAS International, AnimaNaturalis México and other organizations of the coalition México Sin Toreo (México without bullfighting) protested in Mexico City against bullfighting. They are illegal in Mexico. During three different governments, illegal bullfights have been allowed throughout the country without supervision and sanctions. With this protest, we demand enforcement of the…

Protests against bull suffering during Hogueras festivities in Alicante

On 14 and 16 June, CAS International and AnimaNaturalis held two protests against bullfighting during the Hogueras festivities in the Spanish city of Alicante. On 14 June we held a protest against the return of ‘toro embolado’ and on 16 June against bullfighting during the festival ‘Las Hogueras de San Juan’. Protest against ‘toro embolado’…

Protest against bullfighting during San Isidro in Madrid

In the Spanish capital Madrid, AnimaNaturalis and CAS International recently protested against bullfighting during San Isidro festivities. During this week of festivities, Madridians celebrate the death anniversary of the city’s patron saint: San Isidro. The protest took place on 12 May in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor. Protest against bullfighting With this demonstration during the festive week,…

European elections: vote for a Europe without bullfighting

On the 6th of June, we get to vote in the European Parliament elections. For many, this may seem like a distant memory, but nothing could be further from the truth. In Europe, for example, rules are made for animal welfare in animal farming, the protection of nature and the protection status of the wolf….

Colombia bans bullfighting

A bill banning bullfighting has been approved in Colombia. 93 congressmen voted in favour of the ban on bullfighting and two against. The bill, which states that bullfighting must be eliminated within three years, has been sent to President Gustavo Petro for final approval. The ban will take effect in 2027, three years after it…

Dénia (Spain) halves events during notorious bull festival

An important step has been taken towards improving animal welfare in Spain. In Dénia, Valencia, the afternoon sessions of the cruel bull festival Bous a la Mar (bull to water) will be stopped. Fewer bulls are used during the ‘Festa Major’, of which Bous a la Mar is a part, and the municipality is taking…

Spain stops main prize for bullfighting

Spain will stop awarding the main prize for the country’s best bullfighter. According to the Ministry of Culture, the prize does not fit the ‘new social and cultural reality’. The prize for the best bullfighter involves a check worth as much as 30.000 euros. Eliminate prize Spain is going to eliminate the top prize for…

Thriller with a bull in main role: Sangre de Toro

The English written thriller Sangre de Toro (Bull’s Blood), starring a Spanish bull, was released this spring. The book is written by Rachael Adam, and deals with the cruelties of bullfighting, among other things. Here is a brief summary of Sangre de Toro: Bull Pepelito dramatically escapes a certain death in the bullring, which for…

Majority of people in European bullfighting countries against the harmful tradition

The majority of people in Spain, France and Portugal is against bullfighting and think the harmful tradition causes too much suffering to bulls, a survey shows. The survey among 7500 people carried out by Ipsos I&O Public on behalf of the Dutch animal protection Ngo CAS International shows furthermore that a great majority of the…

Mexican agriculture ministry must impose sanctions against bullfights

Good news from Mexico! The end of bullfighting in this country is closer than ever. A court has ruled on a lawsuit that CAS and AnimaNaturalis started in 2023. agriculture ministry. From now on, the Ministry of Agriculture has to impose sanctions when bulls are killed during bullfights in Mexico. On July 3, 2023, CAS…

Protest in Mexico City against illegal bullfighting

On Thursday July 4, CAS International, AnimaNaturalis México and other organizations of the coalition México Sin Toreo (México without bullfighting) protested in Mexico City against bullfighting. They are illegal in Mexico. During three different governments, illegal bullfights have been allowed throughout the country without supervision and sanctions. With this protest, we demand enforcement of the…

Protests against bull suffering during Hogueras festivities in Alicante

On 14 and 16 June, CAS International and AnimaNaturalis held two protests against bullfighting during the Hogueras festivities in the Spanish city of Alicante. On 14 June we held a protest against the return of ‘toro embolado’ and on 16 June against bullfighting during the festival ‘Las Hogueras de San Juan’. Protest against ‘toro embolado’…

Protest against bullfighting during San Isidro in Madrid

In the Spanish capital Madrid, AnimaNaturalis and CAS International recently protested against bullfighting during San Isidro festivities. During this week of festivities, Madridians celebrate the death anniversary of the city’s patron saint: San Isidro. The protest took place on 12 May in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor. Protest against bullfighting With this demonstration during the festive week,…