Farmers Dismantle Police Barricade in Brussels Protest

Farmers in tractors clashed with police in Brussels on Monday, February 26, the same day the European Union’s agriculture ministers gathered for a meeting in the Belgian city.

Footage recorded by Pieter Clepp shows a tractor dismantling a police barricade. Other footage showed police firing water cannons at tractors and hay being dumped on roads.

Farmers across Europe have been protesting against what they see as onerous EU reforms and unfair prices, and against imports from non-EU countries. Credit: Pieter Cleppe via Storyful

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