PHOTOS Mass demonstrators oppose bullfighting with red powder in Spain

PHOTOS

Mass demonstrators oppose bullfighting with red powder in Spain

CGTN

12:17, May 28, 2018

About 500 demonstrators tossed red powder on central Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, representing the blood of the 20,000 bulls that are killed each year in the country. Photo:VCG


 

In addition, tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Madrid on Sunday, calling for a ban on bullfighting in Spain. Photo:VCG


 

Animal rights supporters also demanded bullfighting to be removed from the country's list of national heritage. Photo:VCG


 

Over 40,000 people participated in the protest, according to organizers from the activist group Tauromaquia Es Violencia (Bullfighting is Violence).Photo:VCG


 

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