- Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2008 18:51
Action in Jakarta
Jakarta, July, 21, 2008—Responding to the WTO mini-ministerial meeting, we are from Gerak Lawan, a broad coalition of Indonesian people's movements. We feel it is pertinent to alert the Government of Indonesia (GOI) and the people to the major issues at stake if you agree to the proposals for agriculture and nonagricultural market access (NAMA) and services that are on the table for the Doha Round in Geneva on July, 21-26.
- Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2008 22:17
- Published on Monday, 21 July 2008 21:58
The European Coordination Via campesina supports Sindicato de Obreros del Campo (SOC) and its spokesperson Diego Cañamero, in the lawsuit that oppose them to one of the biggest land owners in Andalucia.The criminalization of migrant workers who struggle for their rights is not acceptable.
- Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 18:25
Jaipur, July 9: Braving heavy monsoon rains, hundreds of small and marginal farmers from 25 districts of Rajasthan took part in a huge rally organised here today to register protest against a mini-ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) planning to conclude the Doha Development Agreement in Geneva on July 21, 2008.
Farmers, peasants and agricultural labourers, carrying banners and placards opposing the WTO policies, took exception to India’s intention to sign the draft agreement in the Geneva meeting without regard to the food security of the country and livelihoods of lakhs of farmers.