News On The Courtcase

Field liberators Courtcase Update: GMO activists acquitted from charge of being a “criminal gang”

Press release (Ghent, 23 December 2014) The judgement in the appeal trial of the 11 field Liberators from Wetteren was announced today – they were acquitted of their previous conviction of being a “criminal gang”. The finding that all eleven activists were free of the charge of criminal association represents a victory for organizations, lawyers...

The appeal of the Wetteren 11.

Graeme Hayes writes about the court case in appeal of the Wetteren 11. The 11 are prosecuted for their participation in the Big Potato Swap – where they ripped out GMO potatoes to replace them with organic potatoes. In a short article on the court day he nicely captures the irony of putting political activists...
Pictures, articles, videos potato trial court of appeal 2014 October 28th

Pictures, articles, videos potato trial court of appeal 2014 October 28th

Thanks to all supporters and comrades in the struggle for a fair and sustainable agriculture. The court ruling in appeal is expected on  December 23rd, 2014 For a press review see here  

Potato Trial: action is not a crime. Another agriculture and food system is needed

(Ghent, 28th October 2014) The pleadings in the potato trial have taken place today. The 11 field liberators of Wetteren appealed following their wrongful conviction for being members of a criminal gang, which is a dangerous precedent for all forms of social action. Their lawyers showed the complete failure of justice of this previous conviction,...

(Nederlands) Middenveld steunt 11 aardappelactivisten Voor een duurzaam landbouw- en voedselsysteem!

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(Nederlands) Berichten over de patattenslag! TV-ekkergem tegen absurde beschuldigingen, boer Tijs pleit voor gentechvrije landbouw, ....

(Nederlands) Berichten over de patattenslag! TV-ekkergem tegen absurde beschuldigingen, boer Tijs pleit voor gentechvrije landbouw, ….

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(Nederlands) Patattenslag 28 oktober : Boer(inn)enmarkt op de Kouter – GENT van 12h-16h

(Nederlands) Patattenslag 28 oktober : Boer(inn)enmarkt op de Kouter – GENT van 12h-16h

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2014 October 28th: Support the 11 potato activists on trial!

2014 October 28th: Support the 11 potato activists on trial!

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Potato army landed in Ghent in the night from 6 to 7th of October

Potato army landed in Ghent in the night from 6 to 7th of October

                        All strategic buildings and statues in Ghent have been occupied by potato-activists since last night. Especially official government and university buildings are targeted. The potatoes call for a general mobilisation for the upcoming potato trial, October 28th. They ask for the acquittance of...
(Nederlands) Beroep Aardappelactivisten verdaagd tot 28 oktober - noteer de datum!

(Nederlands) Beroep Aardappelactivisten verdaagd tot 28 oktober – noteer de datum!

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(Nederlands) Opinie: Actievoerders zijn geen criminele bende

(Nederlands) Opinie: Actievoerders zijn geen criminele bende

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(Nederlands) Uitnodiging 3 juni - Steun de aardappelbeklaagden in beroep, Gent

(Nederlands) Uitnodiging 3 juni – Steun de aardappelbeklaagden in beroep, Gent

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