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In pictures: Angry French farmers block highways

In pictures: Angry French farmers block highways

Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 10:57 GMT+7
In pictures: Angry French farmers block highways
Tractors and other vehicles queue on the A1 highway during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chennevieres-les-Louvres, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

Long lines of tractors blocked highways near Paris and across France as angry farmers sought to put pressure on the government to do more to help them weather inflation, compete with cheap imports and make a living.

French farmers block a highway with their tractors during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29. Photo: Reuters

French farmers block a highway with their tractors during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters
French farmers drive their tractors on a highway as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29. The placard reads 'Soon hunger.'
French farmers drive their tractors on a highway as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29. The placard reads 'Soon hunger.' Photo: Reuters

French farmers block a highway with their tractors during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29. Photo: Reuters

French farmers block a highway with their tractors during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

Tractors queue as French farmers try to reach Paris during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Noailles, France, January 29. Photo: Reuters

Tractors queue as French farmers try to reach Paris during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Noailles, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

French farmers drive their tractors on a highway as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29. Photo: Reuters

French farmers drive their tractors on a highway as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Longvilliers, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

French farmers use their tractors to block the A1 highway near a highway toll station as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chamant, near Paris, France, January 26. Photo: Reuters

French farmers use their tractors to block the A1 highway near a highway toll station as they protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chamant, near Paris, France, January 26, 2024. Photo: Reuters

Tractors and other vehicles queue on the A1 highway during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chennevieres-les-Louvres, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

Tractors and other vehicles queue on the A1 highway during a protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chennevieres-les-Louvres, near Paris, France, January 29, 2024. Photo: Reuters

A sign displays a message as tractors block a highway during a French farmers' protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chamant, near Paris, France, January 26. Sign reads: 'A1 closed'. Photo: Reuters

A sign displays a message as tractors block a highway during a French farmers' protest over price pressures, taxes and green regulation, grievances shared by farmers across Europe, in Chamant, near Paris, France, January 26, 2024. Sign reads: 'A1 closed'. Photo: Reuters

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