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E. Java bans Madura’s ‘karapan sapi’ bull races on cruelty grounds

  • Indra Harsaputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, October 13 2012 | 10:52 am
E. Java bans Madura’s ‘karapan sapi’ bull races on cruelty grounds Racing bulls: A jockey spurs on his bulls during the 2010 President’s Cup race in Pamekasan, Madura Island, in this Oct. 24, 2010, photo. The East Java administration has banned the traditional racing which animal lovers say constitutes cruelty against animals. (JP/Indra Harsaputra) (JP/Indra Harsaputra)

PREMIUM Racing bulls: A jockey spurs on his bulls during the 2010 President’s Cup race in Pamekasan, Madura Island, in this Oct. 24, 2010, photo. The East Java administration has banned the traditional racing which animal lovers say constitutes cruelty against animals. (JP/Indra Harsaputra)The East Java provincial administration has temporarily banned karapan sapi bull racing, a cultural icon of the com...

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