French food martyr freed from jail

08 September 1999

French food ‘martyr’ freed from jail

THE leader of the French farmers revolt against McDonalds restaurants and the “invasion of France by American food”, has been released from jail

José Bové, received a heros welcome after being released on bail in Montpellier to face charges for his part in the ransacking of a McDonalds site.

He had refused to apply for bail.

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