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Bullfighting ban in Colombia progresses!

30 May 2017

On May 30th, 2017, the bill of the Ministry of the Interior that seeks to ban bullfights in Colombia took an important step in Congress. The Commission VII of the House of Representatives gave its unanimous...

Historic bill to ban bullfights in Colombia launched!

4 May 2017

Following a series of working parties and meetings between officials of the Ministry of the Interior and academics, researchers, jurists, and members of the coalition Colombia Sin Toreo, of which ADI is...

Colombia mobilizes against bullfighting!

19 February 2017

The Colombia Sin Toreo coalition, of which ADI is part, campaigns to support the abolition of bullfighting in Colombia through the process and approval of government legislation. Following meetings...

Colombian Congress given two years to legislate on bullfights.

1 February 2017

In its Judgment C-041/17, published on February 1, 2017, the Constitutional Court emphasized that there is still a shortage of animal protection in Colombia. As Congress has been unable to resolve this...

Help end bullfighting in Colombia!

23 January 2017

ADI and fellow animal protection groups in Colombia, under the coalition Colombia Sin Toreo, are calling on the government to ban bullfighting. A joint letter requesting that a bill be presented and supported...

Say NO to bullfighting in Bogota!

7 September 2015

After the Constitutional Court of Bogota announced that bullfighting should return to the capital of Colombia, after a 3-year hiatus, Animal Defenders International joined with local animal protection...

Attempts to end bullfighting subsidy in Europe

3 December 2014

While Members of the European Parliament debated the budget for the coming year in Strasbourg on 22nd October they had the opportunity to end the subsidy of almost 130 million given to the bullfighting...

Help stop bullfights returning to Colombian city

2 January 2014

After a three year hiatus, bullfights look set to return to the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias on January 4th, 2014, unless the authorities intervene. ADI believes that if they allow these cruel...

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