Towards a new era
Newsletter 20-12-2017

In this newsletter: the failure of Bt coton in India and dicamba in the US, the glyphosate battle in the UE, news from the witnesses, the new NGO Justice Pesticides and the Monsanto Tribunal "Making of" documentary.

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Why the EU Commission's renewal of glyphosate authorization should be annulled
Press release 12-12-2017

Note prepared by prof. Olivier De Schutter, who was until 2014 the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food. He is now the co-chair of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). The contribution of prof. Antoine Bailleux is gratefully acknowledged.

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Monsanto in trouble while citizens mobilize
Newsletter 26-09-2017

In this newsletter: expiration of the glyphosate's licence in Europe, Monsanto Papers scandal, glyphosate residues discovered in foodproducts and thorough investigations about Monsanto's work...

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Monsanto takeover – a Trojan horse for Bayer shareholders?
Press release 27-04-2017

The yearly general assembly of Bayer’s shareholders will take place in Bonn on April 28th, ten days after the public presentation of the advisory legal opinion of the five judges from the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague. It will obviously be related to the merger with the agrochemical American company Monsanto

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Monsanto’s activities have negative impact on basic human rights
Newsletter 18-04-2017

Legal opinion: Better regulation needed to protect victims of multinational corporations. On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on necessary developments in international law.

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Historic moment coming close
Newsletter 12-04-2017

In this newsletter: on April 18th the judges of the Monsanto Tribunal will present their conclusions; Seeds of Freedom, a new song by Manu Chao especially made for the struggle against Monsanto and Bayer; Monsanto knew much more than they told us on Roundup and cancer, and much more.

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Interview in French with René Lehnherr, initiator of the Monsanto Tribunal
general 29-03-2017

In its March 29th 2017 issue, the Swiss weekly paper l'Evénement Syndical publishes an article on the Monsanto Tribunal and an interview with the project initiator René Lehnherr. It is only available in French.

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Legal opinion of the Monsanto Tribunal: April 18th
Newsletter 05-03-2017

On April 18th, the Monsanto Tribunal judges will publicly present their conclusions and legal recommendations in The Hague. We will livestream the event in English, French, German and Spanish. It will take place in the afternoon (Central EU time). In this newsletter also get to know about: letter to EU antitrust commission, hostilities against Tribunal witness and GMO's new research. 

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The Judges will deliver their legal opinion in April 2017
Press release 02-12-2016

On Oct 15th-16th, the Monsanto Tribunal took place in the Hague. It was an unprecedented international mobilization that enabled five eminent judges to hear testimonies from victims coming from all around the world, in order to examine the consequences of the activities of the multinational agrochemical company Monsanto in the light of international law. The judges will deliver a well founded legal opinion in the spring of 2017.

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Successful Monsanto Tribunal and People's Assembly!
Newsletter 18-10-2016

The hearings of the Monsanto Tribunal have been very impressive, and so was the People’s Assembly. During the last two days the world was watching witnesses’ testimonies, lawyers’ pleas, and the first impressions of the judges. We had 750 participants in The Hague representing 30 nationalities from all over the world, thousands were following us online on the livestream and social media, and the Tribunal received a lot of press attention.

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