Just when you thought the anti-gmo movement couldn’t get anymore delusional, this craziness pops up. And we’re not talking fringe here. We’re talking some of the main players like professional protester Ronnie Cummins of the Organic Consumers Association and the ever popular, international menace, Vandana Shiva.
Jesus H. Christ in chicken basket. No, not any of the actual courts, their own tribunal that will in happen in the Dutch City called The Hague.
The Monsanto Tribunal, which will be held in The Hague from 12 to 16 October 2016, aims to assess these allegations made against Monsanto, and to evaluate the damages caused by this transnational company. The Tribunal will rely on the “Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights” adopted at the UN in 2011. It will also assess potential criminal liability on the basis of the Rome Statue that created the International Criminal Court in The Hague in 2002, and it will consider whether a reform of international criminal law is warranted to include crimes against the environment, or ecocide, as a prosecutable criminal offense.
When I was 6 years-old I used to pretend to be able to drive a car.
I nominate the Leroy Pullins’ 1960’s novelty song, I’m a Nut as the official anthem of the anti-GMO movement