Monthly archive February, 2013
A strong message from choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaecker

A strong message from choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaecker

After the performance of “Elena’s Aria” in a main cultural venue in Ghent on February 23th, choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaecker asked a few minutes of attention from her audience to proclamate a strong support message for the potatoe activists. She is furious that 11 activists have been convicted for gang formation and that Barbara...
Support reactions after the judgment of 12/02/2013

Support reactions after the judgment of 12/02/2013

Steun van Anne Teresa De Keersmaecker: “Als wereldburger eis ik gezonde voeding, zorg voor de volksgezondheid en dat het publieke belang voorrang heeft op het financiele belang van de aandeelhouder van de multinational.” …”De actie van het FLM was niet gericht tegen de wetenschap, zij hekelde wel het verlies aan autonomie van onze wetenschappelijke instellingen.”...

Say no to the GMO poplar forest!

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GMO potatoes dangerous for freedom of expression

GMO potatoes dangerous for freedom of expression

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Press Release: GMO trial verdict: Criminalisation of Struggle for a sustainable agricultural system

Press Release: GMO trial verdict: Criminalisation of Struggle for a sustainable agricultural system

 GMO Trial Verdict: Criminalisation of Struggle for a Sustainable Agricultural System (Dendermonde, 12th February 2013). Today the court of Dendermonde convicted 11 activists of gang formation. In doing so, the judge has criminalised their participation in the non violent  direct action and debate on May 29th, 2011, which brought attention to the need for a...
Campaigning for a sustainable agriculture is not a crime

Campaigning for a sustainable agriculture is not a crime

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Support from Greenpeace

Support from Greenpeace

The director of Greenpeace Belgium, wrote a support statement (“potatoes and democracy”)  in favour of the Wetteren 11. More (in dutch) in Mo* magazine. This support comes less then two months after a heart warming video support statement from Kumi Naidoo, international director of Greenpeace.
February 2013 -  Newsletter FLM

February 2013 – Newsletter FLM

GREAT NEWS! Content: BASF, the trial of the field liberators from Wetteren, Poland, Seralini and late lessons, GMO-free, Reading tip BASF… the world’s biggest chemical company finally understands that its potatoes  don’t work, and decides to stop the European approval processes for GM potato products. From BASF’s official press release: “The company will discontinue the...
European Organic Farmers support Wetteren 11!

European Organic Farmers support Wetteren 11!

IFOAM EU, the European Federation of Organic Farmers, now supports the Wetteren 11! Marco Schlüter, the Director of the IFOAM EU Group, taking a stance in the Belgian Potato Trial: “Research must serve the society. Diversity, crop rotation & organic systems will feed the world – for this: GMO potatoes are not needed. Agro-ecological innovation...