11-12-2013 10:39 AM | Italy

Italian farmers stage nationwide protest

Tension escalated in Italy as groups of farmers, truck drivers, and other anti-government demonstrators have staged a nationwide protest, causing major transport disruption in the north of the country.

Thousands of demonstrators joined the strike proclaimed by the so-called "Pitchforks Movement" against austerity measures implemented during the economic crisis, the rise in fuel prices and taxes, and the tough living conditions of labor workers and young people.
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