Street Riots Form in Response to Monsanto Intrusion into Nepal

Anthony Gucciardi
Natural Society / News Report
Published: Monday 16 April 2012
“Hundreds of the anti-Monsanto activists gathered in Kathmandu in front of the U.S. embassy, pouring out from their homes just shortly after the announcement was made.”
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After the Nepalese government decided to allow Monsanto into their borders and subsequently force farmers to use genetically modified seeds, the citizens took to the streets. The starving nation let Monsanto in despite recent and massive bans in a number of EU countries. In addition, Monsanto’s GMO crops have been shown by a team of 900 scientists to be virtually ineffective at combating starvation — in fact, they perform way worse than traditional and sustainable agriculture.

Now, according to some Nepal-based activists, Monsanto has been run out of the country by fierce protesting. Threatening the nation’s main crop, corn, Monsanto’s GM corn would certainly not help the 40% of Nepalese citizens who are currently malnourished. It seems that the Nepalese people are quite aware of this fact as well, as hordes of activists demonstrated their opposition to Monsanto and genetically modified creations on the city streets. Hundreds of the anti-Monsanto activists gathered in Kathmandu in front of the U.S. embassy, pouring out from their homes just shortly after the announcement was made.

According to the activist group ‘Stop Monsanto in Nepal’, the protests may have succeeded. In a post on Facebook on April 6th, the group stated:

Celebrating Victory! We knew from internal sources that the Nepal-Monsanto-USAID deal was postponed indefinitely but we didn’t have a public document to claim the victory officially. But Hari Dahal, Joint secretary and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC) mentioned on a recent ‘BBC Sajha Sawal’ that Monsanto will NOT be allowed in Nepal.

The news comes just after Monsanto was taken to court over ‘knowingly poisoning workers‘ and causing devastating birth defects. Argentinean tobacco farmers stated that the biotech giant knowingly poisoned them with herbicides and pesticides and subsequently caused ”devastating birth defects” in their children.



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ABOUT Anthony Gucciardi

Anthony is an accomplished investigative journalist whose articles have appeared on top news sites and have been read by millions worldwide. A health activist and researcher, Anthony’s goal is informing the public as to how they can use natural methods to revolutionize their health, as well as exploring the behind the scenes activity of the pharmaceutical industry and the FDA.

If Corporations are deemed

If Corporations are deemed "citizens" then Monsanto needs to be institutionalized in a mental health facility because it clearly shows classic symptoms of being Psychopathic. It is without conscience or remorse.

well done Nepal!! :))) get

well done Nepal!! :))) get out of Nepal and this planet ConSatan!!

Great! Well done, those

Great! Well done, those Nepalese protestors! Especially with the food situation they are facing, to stand up against a possibly tempting 'solution' from MonSatano takes guts! I'm going to support them in any way I can to try and help alleviate their problems. It will be good for them and for me to show some solidarity. They are the 99% too! There are charitable organizations doing good work in Nepal, take your pick! Will you join me?

Let the former Gerkha

Let the former Gerkha soldiers know what they are doing. Monsanto could find more problems than they can handle

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