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Animal Guardians
Bullfighting was banned in the Spanish autonomous community of Catalonia by a vote of the Catalan Parliament in July 2010. The ban came into effect on 1 January 2012. The last bullfight in the region ... Read More
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Laws against domestic animal cruelty in Andalucía and Spain
There is a well-structured system of laws for animal protection and welfare in Spain. On the one hand, the central government is responsible for the laws related to wildlife protection, sanctions for animal abuse at ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
Bullfighting is heavily subsidized both by funds from the Spanish administrations and by European funds. Without such backing, this recreational activity would probably be on the brink of financial collapse and unable to subsist. We ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
All the bulls that run in the streets of Pamplona during the "encierros" from 7th to 14th July, are killed that same evening in a bullfight on behalf of San Fermin and his traditional "Fiesta". ... Read More
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IWAB
In Spain according to the numbers of the Ministry of Interior there are 43 registered bullfighting schools. All these schools are subsidized by the Autonomic Regions, local authorities, etc. For example the region of Andalucia ... Read More
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Stop Bullfighting
It seems hard to believe that in this so-called civilised age, a most vicious and cruel spectacle of blood continues to flourish in Spain and certain other countries. Bullfighting is barbaric and should have been ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
The annual “Fiestas Mayores” in Tordesillas take place in the second week of September. The “fiestas” or “feast days” are in honour of the patron Saint of the town and surrounding area, Our Lady, the ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
The Valencian town of Dénia works itself up into a frenzy for the much-anticipated Toros/Bous a la Mar. This atavistic idiotcy is staged annually to commemorate the Day of the Sacred Blood of Our Lord ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
One of Spain's worst "festivals" of animal cruelty takes place in the village of Coria. A bull is forced to run for hours through the streets while villagers taunt the animal and throw darts at ... Read More
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Animal Guardians
This particular savagery consists of putting balls of pitch on both the horns of multiple bulls and then setting fire to the balls. The bulls are then released on the streets. These balls burn for ... Read More
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