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May 27, 2020 - UNILAD

Outrage Over £600m Bullfighting Bailout Plan To Save Cruel Blood Sport

Outrage Over £600m Bullfighting Bailout Plan To Save Cruel Blood Sport
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A bailout plan for bullfighting organisations that could cost Spanish taxpayers hundreds of millions of Euros has sparked outrage.

With the country under lockdown since mid-March as a result of the ongoing global health crisis, the cruel blood sport has been unable to go ahead as usual – leading organisers to ask the government for a €700 million (£623 million) bailout.

While there’s been no confirmation from the government on how it will respond, some local governments have already offered to help out; bullfighting is reportedly getting a tax break in Madrid, with the cruel sport also receiving €1.4 million in funding in Andalusia.

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