'Greedy pig' protests in Kenya

Associated Press
A Kenyan  demonstrator holding a piglet moves towards the gate of parliament  in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Police fired tear-gas, water cannons and swung their batons at protesters gathered outside Kenya’s parliament building to pile pressure on the country’s legislators to drop demands for a salary increment. About 250 people carrying placards and banners marched through the Nairobi’s city center and staged a sit in at the entrance legislators use to enter parliament. There the protesters released about two dozen piglets and a pig to symbolize “the greed of the country’s legislators.” (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

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Nearly three dozen pigs were released and animal blood spilled May 14 in Nairobi as civil society activists protested what they called parliament's greedy salary demands. Police fired tear gas and swung their batons to disperse the protesters, who gathered in what was dubbed the "Occupy Parliament" protest.

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