Farmers bulldoze their way into Paris in protest

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A convoy of tractors occupying a street in Paris yesterday, when farmers tried to clog up the French capital's roads in protest at falling food prices. The protest comes after months of unrest as farmers in France's dairy and meat industries become increasingly desperate in the face of plummeting food prices which they blame on foreign competition, as well as supermarkets and distributors.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2015, with the headline 'Farmers bulldoze their way into Paris in protest'. Print Edition | Subscribe