- Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 14:37
(Geneva, December 1st.2009) Today a group of twenty delegates from La Via Campesina, originating from India, Indonesia, Japan, Bangladesh, Korea, France and Switzerland, along with delegates from the « Climate and social Justice” caravan, and some people from Geneva blocked the way into the building of the WTO during 45 minutes with a peaceful sitting demonstration.
- Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 05:58
- Published on Monday, 30 November 2009 03:26
Via Campesina was present with an important delegation at the protest of Saturday 28 November against the World Trade Organization (WTO). The mobilization was strong with around 5000 people in the streets of Geneva. The objective of these people, as well as that of Via Campesina, was to demonstrate in a non-violent manner, but with a strong and radical message regarding the WTO.
- Published on Sunday, 29 November 2009 01:44
Last night, November 27th 2009, upon their arrival at the Geneva airport, three delegates of Via Campesina and of the coalition "Korean Progressive alliance" were denied entry onto Swiss territory.
Only two people of the Korean delegation, originally composed of five people (two women and three men: Mr Dosuk Kan president of the KPL (Korean Peasant League), Mrs Kangsil Lee and Mr Jejoon Ju (Korean Progressive alliance), Mrs Eunju Byun KWPA (Korean Women Peasant Alliance) and Mr Byungsu Kim (interpreter)) were able to join the rest of the Via Campesina delegation.