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Germany: Farmers aren't chickens, they marched on the Chancellery01:20

Germany: Farmers aren't chickens, they marched on the Chancellery

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January 18, 2014 at 13:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany: Farmers aren't chickens, they marched on the Chancellery

Farmers held their fourth "We have had enough!" demonstration for fair and environmentally friendly farming methods on Saturday in Berlin. Over a thousand people took part in the march, led by tractors from Potsdamer Platz to the German Chancellery building.

The demonstration comes shortly after images of small piglets being killed in order to manage a surplus went public on German media before Christmas. The protest also seeks to focus attention on concerns over significantly lower wages received by the Eastern European migrants working in the German meat industry.

Germany: Farmers aren't chickens, they marched on the Chancellery01:20
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Germany: Farmers aren't chickens, they marched on the Chancellery

Farmers held their fourth "We have had enough!" demonstration for fair and environmentally friendly farming methods on Saturday in Berlin. Over a thousand people took part in the march, led by tractors from Potsdamer Platz to the German Chancellery building.

The demonstration comes shortly after images of small piglets being killed in order to manage a surplus went public on German media before Christmas. The protest also seeks to focus attention on concerns over significantly lower wages received by the Eastern European migrants working in the German meat industry.

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