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TVE Turns Its Back on Bullfighting!


Offbeat  (tags: children, teaching, compassion, TVE, broadcasting, no bullfighting )

Simone
- 3435 days ago - cas-international.org
In Spain, bullfights are broadcasted live on several TV channels. CAS International has campaigned for years against one of these channels, which in the past dedicated a lot of air time to bullfighting: TVE



   

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Julie van Niekerk (230)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 2:40 am
YES! - this is what I want to hear. WOW - some victory.!
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 3:26 am
Great news.. lets hope the momentum gathers dan causes a continual chain reaction in stopping this terrible and blood thirsty game
 

Michael Cozens (3)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 6:58 am
While bullfighting has a long cultural history, I hardly see how it can be justified in this day and age.
 

Rob S (68)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 8:54 am
Good on 'em!
 

N. D (15)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 9:07 am
Great news
 

Ken L (28)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 1:56 pm
Good to hear TVE is turning its back on bullfighting,sadly there are many other T.V channels in Spain that will continue to show bullfights .
 

Chris V (264)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 2:20 pm
Noted and Thank you Simone...
 

Elizabeth V (0)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 6:11 pm
AWESOME! I know that one day bull fighting will be illegal, along with greyhound racing and horse racing... but I sure do wish that it were now!!
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 7:44 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 9:36 pm
Great news ! It was good to hear about the concern for children being exposed to such horrible images ! And how they're showing more protest and criticism toward bull fighting . The only hope is the young people , really ... If the CHILDREN can be taught compassion for the bulls , maybe someday this will all end ... :)
 

Beth P (32)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 9:58 pm
Fantastic! Any progress is good.
 

Elaine R (132)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 2:01 am
GOOD SOMEONE SEEING SENSE
 

Pam F (221)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 2:09 am
Good news - another small brick in the long path towards this cruelty being banned completely.
 

Jeff W (38)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 3:08 am
Whatever it takes, I say.This ban on bullfighting being shown on TV has apparently happened because of a children's program poking fun at the matadors,and making them appear foolish! So, the ban on showing bullfighting has been extended because of the cartoon success...brilliant.
 

Anuradha Singh (1)
Saturday July 10, 2010, 3:38 am
Good to hear that TVE is turning its back on Bull fighting.There should be complete ban on Bull fighting.The matadors deserves this humiliation.God will listen to our prayers very soon.
 
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