Kodipandayam aka Cockfighting: Headlines in India

Repost – Gameness til the End Bloodsport of a different kind flourishes in the Sunderbans Updated: Feb 13, 2017 15:43 IST Joydeep Thakur Hundreds of villagers gather at the fight spots that are organised every day at some village of the other in the Sunderbans.(Subhankar Chakraborty) As Jallikattu and Kodipandayam (cockfight) are making headlines across…

Northern Mariana Islands: Cockfighting: Legalization

Repost – Gameness til the End PS The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Chamorro: Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The CNMI…

Tamil Nadu held cockfights as protest against state oppression

Repost – Gameness til the End To defy jallikattu ban, cock fight conducted in Tamil Nadu People in TamilNadu have rallied together against state and central governments and are raising their voice against oppression of their tradition Pramod Madhav | Posted by Nivedita Dash Chennai, January 16, 2017 | UPDATED 16:16 IST Defying ban on jallikattu, locals in Tamil Nadu…

Cashless Digital due to Demonetization: Sankranti Cockfights

Repost – Gameness til the End Cock-fights to go cashless this Sankranti THE HANS INDIA | Dec 21,2016 , 01:59 AM IST For the first time in the history of Andhra Pradesh, the organisers of cock-fights are gearing up for cashless cock-fights for the Sankranti festival which is due next month. As the demonetisation impact…

Madagascar cockfighting industry: 18th century to today

Repost – Gameness til the End Remarkable pictures offer glimpse inside the fierce and and chaotic sport of cock fighting in Madagascar Big bucks rides on this cruel sport where people will bet their homes to win The Sun By Patrick Knox and Paul Harper 9th December 2016, 5:19 pm THESE photographs capture the bloodthirsty…

EPA nominee Scott Pruitt for cockfighting freedom and agribusiness

Repost – Gameness til the End Scott Pruitt Advocacy group blasts Trump Cabinet as ‘anti-animal’ The Hill By Allie Bice 12/09/16 03:59 PM EST An animal rights advocacy group is slamming President-elect Donald Trump‘s Cabinet as “anti-animal” and singling out his pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “A number of anti-animal politicians have…

Cockfighters protested outside the Veracruz state Congress

Repost – Gameness til the End Cockfight supporters demand legalization Advocates in Veracruz claim the blood sport supports half a million families Mexico News Daily | Wednesday, December 21, 2016 An industry has been built around cockfights, proponents argue. Organizers of cockfights protested yesterday outside the Veracruz state Congress, demanding that the recently approved Animal…