Saturday, May 25, 2013

March Against Monsanto in Perth

Over 1000 people - organisers said 1600 - marched through the streets of Perth in opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the company Monsanto (which is one of the foremost proponents of GMO technology).

The rally was one of more than 400 actions that took place in over 60 countries as part of a global day of action.

Organic farmers spoke out about how Monsanto sues farmers whose crops are polluted by neighbours' use of GM seeds.

Numerous speakers spoke out in support of Steve Marsh, an organic farmer who has taken court action against Monsanto pollution of his crops.

UPDATE: West TV on March Against Monsanto: