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  • French animal rights activists face off with police
    France: Animal rights activists jump in bullfight ring, beaten by police
    French animal rights activists staged a spectacular stunt Saturday night in Maubourget, southern France, by jumping into a bullfighting ring at the start of the event, creating chaos and causing the temporary evacuation of the arena.The activists...
  • Anti-bullfighting protest at Vic-Fezansac
    Hidden France: Festival of vomit and torture
    Vic-Fezensac:In this village of 3600 inhabitants in southwest France, 35,000 partiers and bullfighting aficionados swarmed in for the annual holiday of Pentecost. To the bullfight fans, it was a fun-filled traditional festival—part of the...
  • Author Jason Webster explores Spain, bullfighting, detectives and spies
    Author Jason Webster explores Spain, bullfighting, detectives and spies
    Aficionados of colorful Spain and its exuberant culture would do well to discover the histories and novels by American-born author Jason Webster. It’s guaranteed that the reader will return again and again for such well-written and...
  • Ronda
    Ronda, Spain: A Magical Wine Destination
    Ronda, Spain is not a well visited destination for those that live on this side of the great pond. It's a beautiful mountaneous location in southern Spain that serves up fine wine. The location is filled with history and beauty. The drive is...
  • NOcageArtFest United Talents for Animal Liberation in Toulouse
    Artist-activist Raffaello Eroico tackles foie gras and bullfighting in France
    As the implementation of new technology and science continue to be of utmost importance, creativity and art also play an equally significant role in improving the quality of life for humans and non-human animals.Music, theatre, photography,...
  • Anti-bullfighting activists in Rodilhan, France
    Bullfighting: French towns paying heavy price for protecting animal abuse
    Official statistics released by MundoToroin Spain and Revue Torosin France show a steady decline of the bullfighting business. The number of bullfighting events in France went from 159 in 2003 to 121 in 2013, showing a 23.9% drop (during the same...
  • Thugs and bullfighting pass for culture in southern France.
    Thugs and bullfighting pass for culture in southern France.
    American Tourists who are visiting the village of Rodilhan on October 27 will see a side of France that the French government would rather not have them see. There, they can view the dirty little secret that passes as culture. That secret is...
  • US animal protection coalition rushing to France to stop a massacre Oct 27
    US animal protection coalition rushing to France to stop a massacre Oct 27
    By Carole Raphaelle DavisThe Americans are coming. For the first time ever, American animal protection organizations are heading to France to stop a massacre of bulls on October 27.Friends of Animals (FoA)andThe Companion Animal Protection Society...
  • Animal Rights activist being attacked by afficionados at a bullfight in Rodilhan, France
    In the culture capital of the world, a brutal blood sport
    The French tourism industry doesn't really want you to know about it. You won't find it anywhere on the official French government tourist office website. France is a civilized country, known as the culture capital of the world, right? But...
  • Th blood sport of bullfighting is still legal in certain regions of France
    Baguettes, berets and brutal blood sport: Welcome to France!
    On October 27, an alliance of international animal protection advocates will travel to the village of Rodilhan, France, to stop animals from being stabbed to death for entertainment. The mayor, Serge Reder, is not answering calls. The local police...
  • Murder in the first degree!
    Bullfighting: murder as an art form
    Each year, approximately 250,000 bulls are tortured and killed in bullfights around the world. Bullfighting is referred to as a sport, and sometimes even an art form, but in reality it is nothing more than animal cruelty, disguised as...
  • Discover the Ronda Ernest Hemingway loved
    Discover the Ronda Ernest Hemingway loved
    It’s accepted that Ernest Hemingway set much of his seminal novel on the Spanish Civil War, ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls,’ in the photogenic white hill town of Ronda. Strolling the narrow streets of this popular Andalusian tourist...
  • Kamikaze Kid gives his WNFR predictions
    Kamikaze Kid gives his WNFR predictions
    With the first of December comes Christmas music, lights and ubiquitous advertisements on television. The beginning of the final month of the year also brings prognostication from rodeo fans near and far regarding the outcome of the Wrangler...
  • RHCC 3
    'Richard Hammond's Crash Course' recap: Richard risks his neck as bullfighter
    Richard Hammond tackles two more occupations in this week's episode of Crash Course: in Texas, he takes on the rodeo and in Hawaii, he tries to master the open water. "Who signed me up for this?" he wonders aloud, and it's a...
  • Calf stabbed to death with a pocket knife
    Horrendous acts of cruelty are called cultural events
    Many condemn bullfighting as an activity that is neither humane nor entertaining. A slowly dwindling number of people argue that bullfighting is an elegant contest between man and beast. Whatever the reader may think of bullfighting, it is...