05 Feb '11, 12am

A group calling itself the Food Liberation Army has 'kidnapped' and threatens to 'execute' Ronald McDonald mascot

A group calling itself the Food Liberation Army has 'kidnapped' and threatens to 'execute' Ronald McDonald mascot

The 'terrorists' threatened to 'execute' Ronald McDonald if the fast food giant failed to answer a series of questions. -- PHOTO: AFP HELSINKI - A GROUP calling itself the Food Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for 'kidnapping' a statue of the McDonald's food chain mascot Ronald McDonald and has threatened to 'execute' the figure if their demands are not met. The group posted a video on YouTube where balaclava-clad 'terrorists', holding the clown statue with a bag over its head, demanded that the world's largest food chain answer questions about its corporate responsibility and food production. 'We love burgers, fries and McDonald's, but we can no longer watch in silence as the food we love is being destroyed and brought to shame because of greed and indifference,' one of the 'terrorists' said, speaking in Finnish. The man said the statue, which was taken from a H...

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