Protesters from animal rights organisation Peta in front of the town hall in Pamplona, Spain, on Wednesday. It is believed to have saved many runners from injury or even death in recent years. But this year, a raft of other safety measures is being introduced — although not to protect the mainly male runners who hurtle through the streets alongside a group of bulls from one end of the city to a bullring at the other. A campaign is being implemented to stamp out the trend of sexual assaults against women which has tarnished the image of the festival.
A Spanish appeals court has upheld a controversial ruling clearing five members of the notorious "wolf pack" group of gang-raping a teenager. The men were cleared of rape charges over the assault in April, which took place during the Pamplona bull running festival in , but convicted of sexual abuse. The decision sparked protests across Spain amid calls for tougher punishments for sexual crimes. But a majority of a five-judge panel at the court in Navarra on Wednesday confirmed nine-year prison sentences for the men for the lesser crime of sexual assault.
A Spanish court has ordered the provisional release of five men convicted of sexually assaulting a young woman during the famous San Fermin bull-running festival. All five were sentenced to nine years for sexual abuse but acquitted of rape , a decision that sparked protests. The year-old victim's ordeal caused an outcry and the sentencing of the men in April led to angry protests.
Contact Admin. Please refresh the page and retry. A ccording to the investigating judge, the woman woke up completely naked in the back of the car, with holes ripped in her clothes and bruises on the back of her legs.