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Sit-in and free seed exchange in front of the European Court of Justice Building
October 2, 2012 - October 16, 2013| Free
Sit-in and free seed exchange in front of the European Justice Court Building
2, 9, and 16 of October at 14h. (2pm)
At the beginning of this year, while treating a process between a small Seed-Company Baumaux and French Organization Kokopelli fighting for seed saving, the European Justice Court recognized that the obligation of cataloguing the seeds was a violation of the principles of free working and of free market exchanges and also disproportional to the needs of the EU legislation. A few months later, in a total changing of perspective, the court confirmed the validity and proportionality of the current EU seed marketing legislation and condemned Kokopelli to pay a high amount that will certainly force the seed saving organization to stop its activity.
Sit-in and free seed exchange in front of the European Justice Court will be a citizens meeting in front of the Court Building, where everyone should bring seeds to exchange. Belonging to the personal feeling of everyone, he/she can come and simply sit-in, talk and share with others, exchange seeds and knowledge for free or more demonstratively. Knowing that the act of sharing seeds is at this point illegal, as well as meeting for revendications in the place in front of the Court Buildings.
The meetings are planned the 2nd, 9th and 16th of October, respectively at 14 o’clock (2pm)
More details via Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/470592609637904/