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UK newspaper celebrates Portuguese bullfighting saying ‘the horse is the star of the show’

The Independent, a UK broadsheet, has fooled readers into believing that the Portuguese style, where the bull is not killed in public, is a ‘better’, acceptable bullfighting. It sadly joins German weekly Die Zeit and others in publishing free pro … Continue reading

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Decision to give bullfighting ‘cultural status’ is out of touch with reality

The Spanish Government has recognised bullfighting as “an artistic discipline and cultural product” and has made the Ministry of Culture responsible for its development and protection. Commenting on the decision, Florian Leppla, founder of Bye-Bye Bullfighting, the campaign to end … Continue reading

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