Animal rights organisations call for the abolition of the running of the bulls in Catalonia
19 September 2019
The animal entities of Catalonia have filed an administrative complaint against the organizers of the 'correbou' of Vidreres (Girona) and ask in unison to the Parliament of Catalonia the abolition of these celebrations with bulls and heifers.
After last weekend a bull jumped the barrier of the Plaza de Vidreres (Girona) and reached the stands, where it injured 17 people, the AnimaNaturalis and Lex Alma entities today filed complaints through administrative channels so that the organizers of the celebration are sanctioned with up to 150,000 euros.
The entities have accepted Article 7 of Law 34/2010 that regulates the parties with bulls, which specifies that "the construction and construction elements of squares and barriers, and also the materials used, must be structured so that there is danger of injury or harm to people and animals. "
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