Monsanto takeover – a Trojan horse for Bayer shareholders?
Press release 27-04-2017

The yearly general assembly of Bayer’s shareholders will take place in Bonn on April 28th, ten days after the public presentation of the advisory legal opinion of the five judges from the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague. It will obviously be related to the merger with the agrochemical American company Monsanto

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Monsanto’s activities have negative impact on basic human rights
Newsletter 18-04-2017

Legal opinion: Better regulation needed to protect victims of multinational corporations. On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on necessary developments in international law.

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Historic moment coming close
Newsletter 12-04-2017

In this newsletter: on April 18th the judges of the Monsanto Tribunal will present their conclusions; Seeds of Freedom, a new song by Manu Chao especially made for the struggle against Monsanto and Bayer; Monsanto knew much more than they told us on Roundup and cancer, and much more.

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Interview in French with René Lehnherr, initiator of the Monsanto Tribunal
general 29-03-2017

In its March 29th 2017 issue, the Swiss weekly paper l'Evénement Syndical publishes an article on the Monsanto Tribunal and an interview with the project initiator René Lehnherr. It is only available in French.

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Legal opinion of the Monsanto Tribunal: April 18th
Newsletter 05-03-2017

On April 18th, the Monsanto Tribunal judges will publicly present their conclusions and legal recommendations in The Hague. We will livestream the event in English, French, German and Spanish. It will take place in the afternoon (Central EU time). In this newsletter also get to know about: letter to EU antitrust commission, hostilities against Tribunal witness and GMO's new research. 

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The Judges will deliver their legal opinion in April 2017
Press release 02-12-2016

On Oct 15th-16th, the Monsanto Tribunal took place in the Hague. It was an unprecedented international mobilization that enabled five eminent judges to hear testimonies from victims coming from all around the world, in order to examine the consequences of the activities of the multinational agrochemical company Monsanto in the light of international law. The judges will deliver a well founded legal opinion in the spring of 2017.

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What's next?
Newsletter 08-11-2016

For those attending the very energetic People’s Assembly – the prosecutors in this Tribunal - it was clear that Monsanto is guilty of the violation of basic human rights. Now it is up to the five independent judges to give their legal opinion on this matter. They have indicated that they will need and take their time to come with a thoroughly founded advice that can be useful in other cases and in the discussion on the development of international law.

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Successful Monsanto Tribunal and People's Assembly!
Newsletter 18-10-2016

The hearings of the Monsanto Tribunal have been very impressive, and so was the People’s Assembly. During the last two days the world was watching witnesses’ testimonies, lawyers’ pleas, and the first impressions of the judges. We had 750 participants in The Hague representing 30 nationalities from all over the world, thousands were following us online on the livestream and social media, and the Tribunal received a lot of press attention.

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Saturday Oct 15 recap: Tribunal & People's Assembly
Call for action 16-10-2016

After the press conference on Friday and the first session of the People's Assembly, the hearings of the Monsanto Tribunal started on Saturday morning at 8:30. Corinne Lepage, lawyer and former French Minister of the Environment, pronounced the first words before leaving the floor to the Judges, the witnesses and the experts.

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Friday Oct 14: recap of the day!
general 14-10-2016

After Thursday's preparations and the help of many volunteers, the Monsanto Tribunal kicked off on Friday with the Opening Press Conference. The venue was packed with delegates, journalists and film crews!

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Almost there! Meet the speakers and witnesses.
Newsletter 08-10-2016

Very soon Monsanto will be on trial! 30 witnesses and legal experts from five continents will testify in The Hague before five international judges. In this newsletter get to know about: the Bayer Monsanto merger; International Criminal Court widens scope – steps towards prosecution of ecocide; growing support; the witnesses and experts, the People's Assembly speakers and workshops. Read more.

International Monsanto Tribunal Announces Three More Judges, Program and Registration
Press release 15-09-2016

International Citizens’ Tribunal Will Consider Crimes Against Nature, Humanity and Ecocide (or: 5 judges and 30 witnesses from 5 continents). The organizers of the International Monsanto Tribunal today announced the program of this unique event. Three more judges will co-chair the tribunal, bringing the total number to five.

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Newsletter Monsanto Tribunal - September 2, 2016
Newsletter 02-09-2016

Less than 2 months to go! Preparations for both the Tribunal and the People's Assembly are in full swing. We need your support now! This newsletter will update you on the registration procedure for attending the Monsanto Tribunal and the People's Assembly, preliminary programmes, and our new ambassadors. Read more.

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