French anti-bullfighting protesters
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Campaign to ban bullfighting in France gathers pace

A vote to ban bullfighting in the Spanish region of Catalonia from 2012 has encouraged French animal welfare groups to step up their campaign to get the controversial sport outlawed in France as well.

Bullfighting is popular in southern France as well as its traditional home of Spain.

The BBC's David Chazan reports from the French village of Manduel.

  • 30 Oct 2010
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