Saturday 28 May 2022 11:13 AM Mask-wearing animal rights activists storm farmers' beef expo trends now

Saturday 28 May 2022 11:13 AM Mask-wearing animal rights activists storm farmers' beef expo trends now
Saturday 28 May 2022 11:13 AM Mask-wearing animal rights activists storm farmers' beef expo trends now

Saturday 28 May 2022 11:13 AM Mask-wearing animal rights activists storm farmers' beef expo trends now

Mask-wearing animal rights activists storm farmers' beef expo and fire off smoke canisters in protest against meat industry The stunt happened outside the Darlington Farmers Auction Mart in Co Durham It was orchestrated by activists from the Animal Justice Project organisation Protest saw one demonstrator taken to hospital after chaos unfolded there

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Farmers have criticised alleged 'threatening' behaviour from mask-clad animal rights activists who scaled the roof of a national beef expo in protest against the meat industry.

The stunt, which began in the early hours of Saturday, is said to have seen one demonstrator taken to hospital after chaos unfolded outside the event at Darlington Farmers Auction Mart (DFAM) in Co Durham.

Photos showed activists from the Animal Justice Project (AJP) wearing masks as they stood on the roof of the building holding banners and spraying coloured smoke flares.

The National Beef Association (NBA), which is organising the event, describes it as a celebration of the best of British beef, drawing in about 5,000 farmers annually.

Animal justice activists have said their protest aims to highlight 'farmed animal suffering and environmental safety concerns', and that police are on the scene.

They claimed farmers had 'assaulted' protesters with a JCB digger and that one activist had sustained a possible broken

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