An on-stage talk by Amazon CEO and creator Jeff Bezos in Las Vegas was briefly cut off Thursday by a protester who rushed on phase and yelled about chicken farms.
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Bezos was going to Amazon‘s re: Mars conference at the Aria resort.
He was discussing Amazon prepares to send satellites into space when the female appeared on phase.
She was rapidly surrounded and ushered away by guard.
Direct Action All over spokesperson Matt Johnson identified the protester as 30- year-old Priya Sawhney of Berkeley, California.
Johnson says Sawhney was protesting conditions at a California poultry farm that provides Amazon.
She never got near Bezos, who turned to the mediator and joked, “Do you have an action to that?”
Las Vegas police did not right away react to concerns about whether an arrest was made.