• Short Summary

    Over a thousand dairy farmers caused chaos in the street of Paris on December 12 using milk, cream and yoghurt bombs to attack traffic and confront police.

  • Description

    Farmers covering cars with dairy products.
    Home made mortar being used.
    Fire crackers thrown at police lines.
    Farmers marching.
    Protestors using dairy products as missiles.

    Background: Over a thousand dairy farmers caused chaos in the street of Paris on December 12 using milk, cream and yoghurt bombs to attack traffic and confront police. At one stage a home made mortar - firing dairy product projectiles - was used to bombard rows of police along with fire crackers. They were protesting at new dairy production quotas which restrict milk production in France along European Economic Community (EEC) guidelines.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEPZZQ1F0EAGZFQ4TPWLKT82OZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAEPZZQ1F0EAGZFQ4TPWLKT82OZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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