Mallorca explains bullfighting to the tyres

Life laughs the bulls on Mallorca. The parliament of the Baleareneiland has a law that prohibits the toreros at corrida’s the bulls injure or kill.

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Children and young people under the age of 18 will not be admitted to, the sale of alcohol is prohibited and each bull should have a maximum of ten minutes in the arena trotting. The toreros only get their red rag, but no sword or other pointed weapon. Furthermore, it applies to both human and bull that he was first to be tested must undergo.

Also the famous Correbou, the driving of bulls through the streets, in the municipality of Fornalutx get a different face. The Correbou find since 1882 every year in september. The bull is no longer on a string bound, no longer through the narrow streets of the municipality of Tramunta to be driven, but may now roam freely in a demarcated place. Last year had animal rights tried the traditional “stieroffer” to sabotage.

For adoption of the law voted in the socialists of the PSIB, the lkinks-oriented regional party Més and the also left-wing Podemos. The delegates in Madrid, the ruling people’s y (PP) voted against it. They argued that the stierenregeling is contrary to Spanish law, from 2013, that the corrida as “intangible cultural heritage” designates. With their decision in 1991 to the corrida’s completely prohibit, the Canary Islands also legal still on an island.

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