Activists clash with police as bullfighting returns to Bogota, Colombia
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Hundreds of protesters clashed with police forces and harassed spectators that were making their way to a bullring in the Colombian capital Bogota on Sunday, as bullfighting returned to the city for the first time in four years. In 2012, Bogota outlawed the shows under its previous leftist mayor. However, the ban was later overturned by Colombia’s constitutional court.
Every year, approximately 250,000 bulls are killed in bullfights worldwide, according to US-based Humane Society International.