Milk skirmishes at the EU in Brussels

Nothing specifically to do with raw milk, but it sure does make for some dramatic looking pictures! Story from Agri 007 blog:
Farmers spray milk at riot police in Brussels, pic via Fox News.

Farmers spray milk at riot police in Brussels, pic via Fox News.

BRUSSELS – Dairy farmers sprayed thousands of litres of fresh milk at the European Parliament in Brussels to protest excessive milk quotas and prices below the cost of production, reports Reuters news agency.

Hundreds of farmers and tractors from across Europe gathered in a park near the European Commission and a square in front of the parliament after blocking traffic along several of Brussels’ busiest streets.
Then they hosed parliament with milk, drenching the huge marble, glass and steel buildings on a Brussels square;
Some rained on police and passers-by….”
At the barricades. Photo via Fox News.

Europeans are not afraid to take their protests to the streets.  Photo via Fox News.

More great photos from the protest here (in the U.K. Telegraph).

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3 responses to “Milk skirmishes at the EU in Brussels

  1. When in Gods name are North American farmers going to grow a spine and some gonads? This is inspiring.

  2. Bill Anderson

    No war but the class war!!

  3. Americans are z modern day Zombie.

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