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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…

CAS presents results of investigation of cruel bull fiestas

During three years, CAS International and AnimaNaturalis conducted the largest research ever on cruel bull fiestas in Spain. At least 42 million of public money is spent annually by 1820 municipalities to hold bull festivals. In total, nearly 18,000 popular festivals involving bulls, cows and calves take place every year. 22% Spanish municipalities The research…

60 dead bulls in Pamplona

The fiestas of San Fermin in the Spanish city of Pamplona have ended. This year with 60 dead bulls who died a horrible death in a bullfight. For eight days, bull runs took place with six bulls, that were killed later that day in the evening. A total of 48 bulls who started the day…

Protests in Seville and Madrid against bullfighting

In April and May, CAS and AnimaNaturalis protested against bullfights in the Spanish cities of Seville and Madrid. A total of 300 bulls are killed: 90 in Sevilla, and 210 in Madrid. At both protests, activists lay on the ground, on a capote. The capote is an important part of the bullfight: it is a…

Protest in Valencia against bullfighting

On March 12, CAS International and AnimaNaturalis protested against bullfights in the Spanish city of Valencia. These were held during Fallas, a traditional festival that takes place annually in Valencia. Protest in Valencia against bullfighting | @ CAS International/AnimaNaturalis The protest was held in front of the city hall of Valencia. Activists were lying on the…

CAS in documentary on bullfighting by Insider

US news platform Insider News has released a documentary on bullfighting featuring CAS International. In the documentary, our director Maite van Gerwen talks about our rescued fire bull Polvorín. Insider News interviewed CAS last December about bullfighting and our adoption bulls and cows. During the interview, we informed Insider about, among other things, what bullfighting…

Bullfighting season 2022-2023 canceled in Mexico City

There will be no bullfights during the 2022-2023 bullfighting season in Mexico City! The world’s largest arena remains free of animal suffering for now. This is because the court has decided to suspend the bullfights. A legal investigation is underway into whether bullfighting violates the right to a healthy environment. The managers of the Plaza…

CAS has a new director: Maite van Gerwen

At the end of November, Marius Kolff stepped down as director of the CAS International to enjoy his well-deserved retirement. For almost 17 years, he was director of CAS and devoted his heart and soul to the bulls, cows, horses, greyhounds and all other animals suffering under the guise of cultural events. He has been…

Air Europa planes carry bulls for bullfights

Recently, five bulls arrived dead at Lima airport. The animals flew on an Air Europa flight lasting at least 12 hours. One of the aspects of the bullfighting sector that is usually hidden from the outside world is the long-distance transports. In fact, bulls for bullfights are regularly flown from Spain to Latin America and…