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‘Greedy pig’ protest held at Kenya parliament

Kenyan demonstrators have released a litter of pigs and poured blood on the pavement outside the gates of parliament in Nairobi to protest a proposed law that would raise wages for parliamentarians.

Police and parliament officials chased the pigs after using tear gas, batons and water cannons to disperse the nearly 250 protesters who marched through downtown Nairobi Tuesday and sat down at the entrance to parliament.

The names of specific MPs has been written on the bodies of some of the pigs, which were rounded up and loaded them onto a lorry.

At least 10 people were arrested.

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