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Badger Cull Debate

A protest is being organised by Nottingham animal rights activists against the proposed badger cull. Farmers and campaigners say it'll tackle disease in cattle - those against say it's unscientific and unethical.

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Badger cull activists protest outside supermarket in Nottingham

Animals activists have taken to the streets of Nottingham to protest against the proposed badger cull Credit: ITV Central

Animal activists in Nottingham city centre are protesting outside of a supermarket against the proposed badger cull this autumn.

They say they feel that supermarkets have an ethical responsibility to not sell products from farmers who cull the animals.

The government is proposing to cull badgers in an attempt to reduce the spread of Bovine TB, which is a major problem for UK farmers.

The protesters are brandishing placards and banners today Credit: ITV Central
They claim badger culling is not the best way of preventing the spread of Bovine TB Credit: ITV Central
They say that the government scheme is "a harrowing violation of the badger's right to life" Credit: ITV Central

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