Police and demonstrators clash in Colombia over return of bullfighting

According to US-based Humane Society International, every year approximately 250,000 bulls are killed in bullfights worldwide.

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Colombian bullfighter Luis Bolivar reacts after killing a bull during a bullfighting festival at the Canaveralejo bullring in Cali, Colombia, December 30, 2016. (File photo)

Updated Jan 24, 2017

Police and demonstrators have clashed in Colombia's capital Bogota. 

Thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday to rally against the return of bullfighting to the Colombian capital for the first time in four years. 

TRT World's Christine Pirovolakis has the story.