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The producers of Blancanieves, a silent, black and white version of Snow White which was Spain’s nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2013 Academy Awards, could be in trouble over the filming of ... Read More
November 20, 20154Guardians2
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A video captured by Humane Society International (HSI) shows the brutal killing of a bull in Spain at controversial festival, the Toro de la Vega fiesta. The group condemned Tuesday's killing of the bull, named ... Read More
November 20, 20154Guardians2
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Men on horseback have chased down a bull and speared it to death during the annual Toro de la Vega festival reviled by animal rights activists who turned out by the hundreds to protest the ... Read More
November 20, 20154Guardians2
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On a national level, the Spanish Animal Welfare Act 32/2007 provides framework legislation concerning animal welfare and the offences and penalties for non-compliance. However, the scope of the act refers to animals kept for economic ... Read More
November 20, 20154Guardians2
Animal Care Treatment International
There are increasing numbers of animal cruelty cases and people who come across badly treated animals often don't know how to make an official complaint (denuncia) to the police. Seprona, the environmental arm of the ... Read More
November 20, 20154Guardians2
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Animal welfare campaigners have welcomed a vote by the European Parliament against taxpayer subsidies being paid towards bullfighting. Some 438 MEPs voted in favour of an amendment against payouts which campaigners say are worth over ... Read More
October 28, 20154Guardians2
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Spain has come under fierce criticism from animal rights groups after its education ministry announced a new policy to teach bullfighting in schools. The controversial plans, which were approved by Spain's conservative government ahead of ... Read More
October 18, 20154Guardians2
End Bullfights
“Long Live the Virgin of El Rocío!” Not the first words that would occur to me if I were the recipient of a 25cm abdominal goring that reached my spine – one of the many ... Read More
October 5, 20154Guardians2
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This summer, 12 families have lost loved ones to bullfights or bull runs. These individuals were gored to death, and in each case it was entirely preventable. Others have been maimed or otherwise injured but ... Read More
September 2, 20154Guardians2
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A 66-year-old Spaniard died after being gored in the chest by a bull in a village festival in the Spanish province of Segovia, bringing the number of deaths by gorings in summer street festivities this ... Read More
August 31, 20154Guardians2