Animal rights activists won a partial victory in a decadelong campaign on Thursday when a Spanish region banned the killing of bulls in a notorious ritual in which thousands of people each year chase a bull from village streets into a field to be stabbed or speared to death. The ...
Category: Fiestas News
May 26, 2016Solberg
A Valencian town has voted “no” to festivities featuring bulls at the first local referendum to be held on the subject since the regional and local elections of May shifted power to the political left. The 31,000 residents of Aldaia were asked whether they favored or opposed organizing bull runs ...
November 28, 2015Solberg
Researchers estimate that a staggering 3,000 Spanish fiestas include the callous mistreatment of animals. They say that while most cases involved bulls and cows, other animals severely injured include horses, donkeys, ducks and pigs. Animal welfare group Observatorio Justicia y Defensa Animal has now called on the Spanish government to ...
November 20, 2015Solberg