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    • Farmers protest near the European Commission headquarters
    • An effigy of German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    • A demonstrator climbs a pole to place a banner
    • Tractors block a street in front of the European Commission headquarters
    • People try to find their way around
    • Farmers protest near the European Parliament in Brussels
    • European farmers and pro-democracy activists
    • A scarecrow with a picture of German Angela Merkel
    • European farmers and pro-democracy activists
    • Farmers protest near the European Commission headquarters
    • Farmers march near the European Commission headquarters
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    Protesters from France, Germany and Netherlands joined Belgian activists in the European district of Brussels, Libre Belgique reports. They drove to the EU buildings with nearly 30 tractors, restricting traffic in the busy part of the capital.
    Above: Farmers protest near the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.

    Hundreds of farmers and union activists are protesting in Brussels against talks on the establishing of a so-called Transatlantic Free Trade Area, which would cover Europe and North America.

     

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