Just after 22: 00, tweeted the municipality: “The mayor of Boxtel, the netherlands finds it unacceptable that people intruding on our residents and their company occupied. In consultation with police, the occupation is now terminated." Mayor Fons Naterop wants anyone located in the area around the pigsty, the roads free, and to go home.
The international group of animal rights activism called " Meat the Victims’ occupied since noon the pig farm on the Wide Heath. About a hundred people had within entrenched and the same number was outside the building. The activists wanted the media to have access to the buildings to “the society to confront with the suffering" that, according to them, lies behind the doors of the Dutch farms.
On the occupation of the company came a lot of people off. That were both farmers that their support came from speaking to the occupied pig farming as a lot of audience. The police was all the time with a lot of material present. The riot police wanted to what the cost of a confrontation between the activists and the farmers avoid. The atmosphere is as grim described. Different cars of the activists are upset.
Competent Dutch minister Carola Schouten (Agriculture, Nature and Food quality (lnv) called the occupation on Twitter ‘unacceptable’. They find that farmers to do their jobs without constantly over their shoulder to have a look and intimidated to be’.
Geesje Rotgers, president of the Producers Organization of Pig farming (POV), in Boxtel, and was in contact with the concerned farmer. According to her, he is ‘rot shocked " when campaigners ‘quantity have forced’. Boxtel is located on a forty-minute drive from the Belgian Arendonk.
But also this is horrible to hear. Why? I understand the anger, but this is really not necessary people. Not really! #Boxtel pic.twitter.com/n4t5fRUcZVCaroline van der Plas(@ lientje1967) link
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