Etiqueta 'Animal Rights'

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Spain's animal rights bill targets zoos and pet shops but not bullfighting

The draft law would also prohibit wild animals in circuses and the killing of pets.

Reuters19/02/2022 09:30

Guillermo Amengual, who is standing as an animal-rights campaigner.

Animal welfare

Animal-rights campaigner to run for Palma election

Guillermo Amengual has been a constant critic of the current town hall administration.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/01/2019 16:33

There were protests in Ibiza over the cull of goats on the islet of Es Vedra.

Animal welfare

Legal action planned over Galatzo goat cull

According to a lawyer who specialises in animal rights, there was a lack of transparency regarding the cull which contravened European and Spanish laws.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/02/2017 00:00


Animal welfare

Galatzo goat cull was requested by the town hall

"When an invasive species increases in an uncontrolled way, it attacks the ecosystem and jeopardises other species."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/02/2017 00:00

EU puts an end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory

Animal rights

EU puts an end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory

MEPs approved an amendment that EU money “should not be used for the financing of lethal bullfighting activities”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/10/2015 00:00

More councils ban bullfights

Animal welfare

More councils ban bullfights

“We are continuing to gain ground and achieve our aim of banning bullfighting in the Balearics."

Humphrey Carter23/10/2015 00:00

Eugeni Sanchez stood trial in Palma last May.

Animal welfare

Animal rights groups welcome sentence of owner who killed horse

“The atrocious death of this horse in its own stables is something which does not happen in the 21st century."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/10/2015 00:00

Animal welfare

Blood tests for Palma’s horses

"The municipal vets are, in the meantime, carrying out three inspections a day, three days a week."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/08/2015 00:00

Local inspection yesterday.

Animal rights

Serious deficiencies alleged at Palma’s bullring

Amengual claims that these problems should have led to the suspension of this evening’s bullfight.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/08/2015 00:00