Farmers protest at Green Party occasion with Ricarda Lang | EUROtoday

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DFarmers gathered to protest at an inside occasion occasion with Green Party federal chief Ricarda Lang on Saturday in Magdeburg. According to police, round 90 tractors and different automobiles had blocked the primary highway within the Buckau district by the point the occasion started within the late afternoon. It needed to be closed to site visitors.

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Cem Özdemir, Annalena Baerbock and Ricarda Lang

Around 200 individuals had been there. They parked their machines across the venue and lit fires. After Lang's arrival there have been shouts of “Boo!” and a live performance of horns, and a few additionally shouted “We're fed up!” Lang then sought to speak to some farmers, mentioned a police spokeswoman.

When the Green Party chief wished to go away within the night, some farmers blocked the way in which, a police spokeswoman mentioned within the night. The police needed to intervene. Ricarda Lang was by no means in peril. There had been no arrests.

Tractors block a road on the edge of the event

Tractors block a highway on the sting of the occasion

Source: dpa/Simon Kremer

There have just lately been a number of violent protests towards the Greens. In mid-February, Economics Minister Robert Habeck (Greens) was welcomed in Nuremberg with a loud whistle live performance and chants of “Get out!” Lang was whistled at, insulted and prevented from leaving an occasion in Schorndorf close to Stuttgart.

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