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Farmers’ Protest in Netherlands Reflects Rise of Popular Revolts in Europe

Vincent JanninkFarmers gather with their vehicles next to a Germany/Netherlands border sign during a protest on the A1 highway near Rijssen, Netherlands, June 29. They are protesting the Dutch Government’s nitrogen plans, which would eliminate a sizable number of farms.

Weeks after Dutch farmers began to rebel against their government’s livestock reduction environmental plan, farmers in other European countries are rallying in support.