Etiqueta 'Mallorca Sense Sang'
Animal-welfare legislation in the Balearics was due to have been reformed this year.

Animal welfare

Animal-rights groups plan protests if bullfighting law is not approved

"It is incomprehensible that after more than 450 days (in government) they have been unable to approve the law."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/12/2016 00:00

A protest against the bullfight held in Inca last weekend.

Animal welfare

Sa Pobla becomes 34th municipality to back bullfighting ban

We continue with each firm step towards the abolition of bullfighting. Each day more municipalities reject torture and death for fun."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/06/2016 00:00

The Fornalutx bull-run is due to be banned, but is there some political backtracking?

Animal welfare

PSOE under pressure over Fornalutx bull-run ban

"How can it be that three councillors and some 200 votes in Fornalutx can block a law (with so much support)?"

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/05/2016 00:00

Parts of the arena are in a poor condition.

Animal welfare

Anti-bullfighting campaigners presenting petition to parliament tomorrow

The campaigners say that Majorca’s society is wanting a ban to be put into effect with the utmost speed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2016 00:00

The 'sport' could soon be history.

Animal welfare

Parliament to debate the future of bullfighting next week

The campaign can now count on the support of 32 of the 53 municipalities in Majorca that have declared themselves against bullfighting plus the Council of Majorca, which has made a similar declaration.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/02/2016 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

Bullfighting ban moves closer

Animal welfare

Bullfighting ban moves closer

This will be done despite the central government having declared bullfights to be in the “cultural interest of Spain”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/10/2015 00:00

Move to ban blood sports in the Balearics.


Moves to ban bullfighting across Balearics

"We have the commitment of parliament to put an end to bullfighting in the Balearics.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/08/2015 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