Massive Anti-Bullfighting Demonstration in France

Posted by on February 15, 2012 | Permalink

In a tour de force, more than 2,000 citizens from 177 groups, including PETA France, took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to speak out against bullfighting.

After marching through the nation’s capital, past the UNESCO office, the activists gathered at the foot of the Eiffel Tower to illuminate a giant banner reading, “Corrida Abolition” (“Abolish Bullfighting”).

With the Eiffel Tower in the background, the activists raised a lit banner.

The demonstration follows another event in which 95 activists staged a peaceful sit-in protest in a bull ring in Rodilhan, only to be physically attacked by the pro-bullfighting crowd.

Fleur with banner

PETA France activist Fleur, who was assaulted during a recent demonstration in France

Countless bulls are violently stabbed to death in arenas throughout France. You can help end this so-called “sport” – take action for bulls today.