Sunday, March 3, 2024

Bullfighting shows are also banned in CDMX

The Fifth District Judge of Administrative Matters, Sandra de Jesús Zúñiga, has approved the temporary suspension of bullfighting in Mexico City in a new protection, promoted by the association Todos y Todos por Amor a los Toros.

“The temporary suspension is given so that the responsible authorities avoid the implementation of the contested actions, in which they must immediately suspend the bullfighting shows in the Office of the Benito Juárez Mayor of Mexico City, as well as the granting of permits to make the said performances” orders. the judge.

The protection promoted by the association All for the Love of Bulls questioned the Law of the Capitol for the Celebration of Public Entertainments, under this argument the administrator of justice gave the temporary judgment.

However, the owners of the Bullring have 48 hours to challenge the temporary suspension before a college court, which can deny or reverse the decision of the Judge of the Fifth District of Administrative Matters, Sandra de Jesús Zúñiga.

Until February 7 the decision of the administrative judge whether to suspend or not.

The incidental hearing is set for next Wednesday, February 7, That is to say for now This weekend there will be no bullfight at the CDMX Bullring.


Last week the bullfights returned to the Monumental Bullring in CDMX, outside, with banners that they shouted: “Bulls yes, bullfighters no”, “Criminal bullfighter, in the Penal Code”, “If there is torture, it is not culture”.

At one point, a woman dressed in black and with a hood climbed on top of one of the doors of the place and with a pipe tried to knock down one of the lamps in the square, while people outside applauded. and shouted.

Dozens of elements from the Secretariat of Citizen Security arrived in the area to control the situation and at the corner of Insurgentes and Eje 5 they retreated from the youth who were also demonstrating.

On May 26, 2022, federal judge Jonathan Bass granted the full suspension of bullfighting, following an order advocated by the Civil Justice Association. On that date Plaza México was closed.

The organization argues that the destructive treatment of bulls is against the human right to a healthy environment. However, on December 6, 2023, the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation lifted the suspension and last weekend the bullfights began.

The first of the re-opening series stars bullfighters Andrés Roca Rey, Joselito Adame and Diego Silveti.


There were moments of great tension when protesters shouted at the arriving public and even threw objects at them.

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