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NEWSFLASH: Anti-GE Direct Action Begins

Scoop understands that direct action against Genetic Engineering - expected in the wake of yesterday’s decision to allow contained field trials - has begun already with the occupation of the Environmental Risk Management Authority [ERMA] premises today by the aori Woman's Network against GE.

Earlier this morning a group called Green Gloves issued a statement saying they had 3000 volunteers ready and willing to take direct action against any genetic engineering experiments that are given the go ahead by ERMA.

See also… http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00186.htm
Green Gloves Direct Action Pledge

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