Spain’s Balearic Islands to ban bullfighting

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Spain’s Balearic Islands to ban bullfighting

Lawmakers of the Balearic Islands, an autonomous division of Spain have voted in favour of a proposal to introduce a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas.

As reported by the Human Society International in a press release on February 9, the parliament is expected to approve the proposal later this year. This will render the Balearic Islands – one of the most popular holiday destinations in all Europe – bullfighting free.

Joanna Swabe, the executive director of Humane Society International...

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