Events today! Joint International GM Opposition Day (8/4/2006)

Joint International GMOpposition Day - JIGMOD SATURDAY 8TH MAY 2006



lasting 5 hrs! schedule here:

includes: Vandana Shiva, Arpad Pusztai, Percy Schmeiser, Jose Bove, Brian Tokar, Ignacio Chapela, Jeffrey Smith and many more...


official events planned in 247 localities and 72 states across the world, with about 1500 different types of actions - details of what's happening: (SOME UK EVENTS BELOW)


The Memorandum, some references of which have been updated and clarified, will be launched on the 8th of April by Dr Arpad Pusztai, during the international videoconference.

Written by independent scientists, this down-loadable 1-page letter summarizes many of the risks and problems of genetically engineered organisms


Beacons of hope and resistance

Beacons will be simultaneously lit at more than 20 locations across Britain. Here are some of them:

NORFOLK: Bonfire at Church Barn Farm, Arminghall. Press should be present. Start time is 7:30pm...

YORKSHIRE: Bonfire at a field at Cropton Mill, an organic farm at Cropton, near Pickering, to light a beacon. The farmer is John Clark: 01751 - 417 131 or <[email protected]>

DORSET: at sunset on Bulbarow Hill Nr Blandford, Grid Ref; ST792 056 involving farmers, tractors, beacons and banners (and maybe an MP or two) Please contact ; Jane O'Meara <[email protected]> or tel; 01258 817262

SOMERSET: on Thorn Hill, Thornfalcon (OS ST287 234). Local MP Jeremy Browne will light the beacon.

Supporting the event will be Paul Buchanan representing Somerset County Council-who unanimously voted Somerset a GM-Free Zone.

Further details from Biddy Garstang on 01823 421819, email <[email protected]> or Tushie Van Perlo on 01823 286311


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