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Colombia brings bullfighting back to Bogota

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Colombian court reinstates bullfighting. Image by Brian Pocius / CC BY 2.0

Two years after the mayor of Bogota banned bullfighting, the constitutional court of Colombia has authorized its return in the nation’s capital. The mayor’s anti-bullfighting policy provoked a hunger strike of eight bullfighters when local associations took the case to trial. The court’s laws are determined by the National Regulation of Bullfighting, which supports it an ‘artistic expression’. Read more: colombiareports.co