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EU Commission Deciding on GMO Maize Cultivation – Update on EU Action Alert

By Theresa

Creating, selling and cultivating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) raises a number of decisive human rights issues. Therefore, we urged all readers who are residing in the EU and/or are EU citizens to join the protest against the EU Commission’s attempts to extend GMO maize cultivation in the EU. This post is a continuous update on the process, and informs you about the votes from 27 March 2017.

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Mail from the EU Commission on “Maybe No” to GMO Maize Cultivation – Update on EU Action Alert

By Theresa

Creating, selling and cultivating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) raises a number of decisive human rights issues. Therefore, we urged all readers who are residing in the EU and/or are EU citizens to join the protest against the EU Commission’s attempts to extend GMO maize cultivation in the EU. This post is a continuous update on the process, and tells you about the mail I received from the EU Commission in February 2017.

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Inedible – GMO business and human rights

By Theresa

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are hugely contested for a variety of reasons. This post briefly presents why so-called genetically engineering our food raises significant human rights issues.

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On Alert –TiSA is around!

by Sofia

In my neighbourhood the atmosphere is festive. And as a neighbour, I am sharing their happiness too. After years of gradual downslide into autocracy, Turkey has recently had elections (more here), where it seems everyone will have some degree of representation, from various political wings to diverse ethnic communities.

After a few days of celebration the new parliament (hopefully without any surprises) will have to face realities left from the previous one. (more…)