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France: 'Netted' animal rights activists strip off in Paris to decry fishing industry02:14

France: 'Netted' animal rights activists strip off in Paris to decry fishing industry

France, Paris
May 20, 2017 at 12:28 GMT -00:00 · Published

Vegan activists covered themselves in blue paint and wrapped themselves in a giant fishing net in the middle of Paris on Saturday, denouncing France's increasing fish production levels.

Activists from the group Vegan Impact lied down on the ground, while other protesters with duct tape over their mouths held signs reading "All suffering cannot be heard".

"We are consuming 35 kilos per person per year of fish and fishing is not acceptable," Vegan Impact activist Mahieu said. "They are like animals, they suffer like us, they feel things, and it's not normal. It's a crime to fish them the way we do," she added.

France: 'Netted' animal rights activists strip off in Paris to decry fishing industry02:14
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Vegan activists covered themselves in blue paint and wrapped themselves in a giant fishing net in the middle of Paris on Saturday, denouncing France's increasing fish production levels.

Activists from the group Vegan Impact lied down on the ground, while other protesters with duct tape over their mouths held signs reading "All suffering cannot be heard".

"We are consuming 35 kilos per person per year of fish and fishing is not acceptable," Vegan Impact activist Mahieu said. "They are like animals, they suffer like us, they feel things, and it's not normal. It's a crime to fish them the way we do," she added.

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