German farmers and activists protest at Berlin Green Week

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German farmers converged on Berlin in tractors on Saturday to demand more government support in their customary protest at the International Green Week agricultural fair, which opened to visitors a day earlier. Participants of the “We are fed up” alliance drove 55 tractors to the capital’s Brandenburg Gate, a spokesperson said. Thousands more people, including climate and animal rights activists, also gathered at the landmark to call for a fast turnaround in agriculture, with more state support and cleaner, greener farming. Many carried banners and signs, while balloons and a large inflatable …

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