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Spain: Blood-covered, bikini-clad protesters decry bullfighting as season kicks off01:54

Spain: Blood-covered, bikini-clad protesters decry bullfighting as season kicks off

Spain, Madrid
March 27, 2016 at 19:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of activists gathered at Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, Sunday, to protest against bullfighting, as the main season for the traditional spectacles kicked off on the same day.

Protesters dressed in swimwear, enacting their own deaths by lifelessly laying inside a mock bullring, with fake blood running out of their mouths and over their bodies, wearing fake banderillas attached to their backs.

Spain's bullfighting season began on Sunday, with fights taking place every Sunday until October 2016.

Spain: Blood-covered, bikini-clad protesters decry bullfighting as season kicks off01:54
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Hundreds of activists gathered at Madrid's Puerta del Sol square, Sunday, to protest against bullfighting, as the main season for the traditional spectacles kicked off on the same day.

Protesters dressed in swimwear, enacting their own deaths by lifelessly laying inside a mock bullring, with fake blood running out of their mouths and over their bodies, wearing fake banderillas attached to their backs.

Spain's bullfighting season began on Sunday, with fights taking place every Sunday until October 2016.

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