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Anti-GM potato trial in Belgium restarts while public debate intensifies

Anti-GM potato trial in Belgium restarts while public debate intensifies

(Belgium – 28 May 2013) Today the trial against 11 activists who targeted a GM potatofield 2 years ago has seen a restart, following the heavy default sentence that was given on 12 February. The 11 activists were convicted to time in jail, for being part of a criminal gang (some with and some without...

PR Potato trial: the Field liberation movement and the civil society discuss GMOs and the future of our food

  field.liberation@gmail.org @patatistas Tel : 0485  48 75 75 Press invitation     Potato trial: the Field liberation movement and the civil society discuss GMOs and the future of our food (Brussels – May 23, 2013) On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, the trial of eleven anti-GMO activists is re-opened in Dendermonde. On February, 12 this year,...

Anti-GM activists’ court case postponed after law professors’ article – NEW DATE – 28.05.2013

FROM GM-WATCH http://www.gmwatch.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=14734 Anti-GM activists’ court case postponed after law professors’ article Friday, 29 March 2013 21:49   In January 2013, in the presence of a huge crowd of supporters from a range of organisations, the Court of Dendermonde, Belgium denied 11 anti-GM activists the legal right to a defence in court. The activists had destroyed...
PR 27.03.2013 - GMO Potato Trial: second chance for a debate that goes to the root of the issue

PR 27.03.2013 – GMO Potato Trial: second chance for a debate that goes to the root of the issue

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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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Press Release: Belgium - Judges deny anti-GMO activists a fair trial

Press Release: Belgium – Judges deny anti-GMO activists a fair trial

Debate on GMOs refused by court Dendermonde/Brussels, 15/01/2013 – In the presence of a huge crowd of supporters from a range of organisations, the court of Dendermonde (Belgium) has denied 11 anti-GMO activists the legal right to a defence in court. The court refused to allow defence witnesses to give their statements, and also refused...
The 11 from Wetteren are not alone. 60 prominent signatures under call for support

The 11 from Wetteren are not alone. 60 prominent signatures under call for support

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Field Liberation Movement invites you for real french fries in front of the court

Field Liberation Movement invites you for real french fries in front of the court

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PR: Broad support for the 11 fieldliberators

PR: Broad support for the 11 fieldliberators

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80 voluntary defendants in the GMO potato trial

80 voluntary defendants in the GMO potato trial

   
08.05.2012 - Massive support for the fieldliberators at the start of a courtcase that criminalises civil disobedience

08.05.2012 – Massive support for the fieldliberators at the start of a courtcase that criminalises civil disobedience

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