A PETITION with 85,000 signatures has been delivered by hand to Madrid calling for the abolition of bull-fighting exhibition in Spain.
Silvia Barceló, head of the independent Partido Animalista (PACMA), said members are expressing their deep disappointment and discontent’ that Spain’s still allows for bulls to be ‘lynched and executed with spears for entertainment purposes’.
On Monday, two representatives of PACMA travelled to Brussels to hand in a copy of the petition to Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament.
They asked Mr Schulz to abolish bull-fighting, siting Article 13 of the European Union Treaty which ‘recognises animals as sensitive beings and not as mere objects’.
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