Date/dates: 14/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
Time: All Day

Monsanto Tribunal People's Assembly Mitchells Plain

“The People’s Assembly will be a gathering of movements, seed savers, seed defenders, farmers and growers and civilians to address the crimes against nature and against humanity perpetrated by chemical and biotechnology corporations.

While looking at how WTO and Free trade policies introduced patents on seed and promoted the GMO invasion, we will also look at the new free trade agreements like TTIP and TPP. Through the experience of ecocide and genocide of the last century, we will also chart the road to our future based on Seed Freedom and Food Freedom, agroecology and farmers rights, our commons and economies of sharing, rights of nature and earth democracy.

The Monsanto Tribunal and People’s Assembly will take place from 14th – 16th October 2016. The draft agenda for the People’s Assembly includes the following issues:

A Century of Ecocide and Genocide

Owning Life and Poisoning Life
Attack on Farmers and Farming
Attack on science and scientists
Attack on Food Freedom and Democracy
Corporate Control and New Threats

New corporate concentration – the Monsanto-Bayer Merger
New Free Trade Agreements – TPP and TTIP
New GMO Technologies, synthetic biology and gene editing
People’s vision for the future of food and the future of planet

Seed Saving and community Seed Banks
Reclaiming the seed as commons
Agroecology feeds the world
Organic Agriculture and Poison Free food
From Degeneration to Regeneration
Rights of Mother Earth
Sowing the Seeds of Earth Democracy
Key Participants include Vandana Shiva, Nnimmo Bassey, Andre Leu, Ronnie Cummins, Hans Herren, Dr. Eric Séralini, Percy Schmeiser, and many more…

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Each and every voice matters – We are hear to make sure that the world can hear what you have to say”

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