Field trial liberated from GM-potatoes

Field trial liberated from GM-potatoes
maandag 6 juni 2011 15:28

Some hundreds farmers, environmental activists, scientists and other concerned citizens stood up to liberate a Belgian field trial with genetically modified potatoes. The action succeeded and opened a debate on gmo’s and the (in)dependence of research from industry interests. But also the non-violent direct action of the Field Liberation Movement was heavily criminalized by gentech scientists, politicians and mainstream media. Damaging property seems to be a difficult issue in Belgian society.

Camera by Olivier Conrardy of Bruxelles Laïque.

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