On Sunday 30th November 2015, 7000 people gathered on Museumplein in Amsterdam for the Dutch Climate March, the Klimaatparade. While the Paris march has been forbidden, many demonstrations were organised in big cities all around the world.
** See a report of the action at Danone ** [Version française en bas / Scroll down for French version] During the COP21 Climate Summit in Paris December 9 is going to be the action day for “Peasant Agriculture and Food Sovereignty”. It was the international network of peasant organisations … verder lezen
Beginning of December a large UN Climate Summit (COP21) is going to take place in Paris, you have probably heard about it. ASEED is planning some events to raise awareness about greenwashing by dirty corporations during COP21 and about the greenhouse gas emissions caused by industrial agriculture. In the meanwhile … verder lezen
ASEED is getting prepared for the Climate Summit in Paris! Join us! The 21st UN Climate Summit (COP21) will gather hundreds of delegations from governments in Paris from November 30 until December 11. Their goal? To come up with a magical global agreement that will deliver the ultimate solution to … verder lezen
[This press release about an action at an animal feed company only exists in Dutch] Een veertigtal deelnemers van het Landbouwactiekamp demonstreerden vandaag, maandag 9 juli, bij de vestiging van De Heus in Den Bosch. Daarbij blokkeerden ze 2,5 uur de toegangspoorten voor in- en uitgaande vrachtwagens. Op verzoek van … verder lezen
Thursday February 9th (2012) Ahold has received 26.000 autographs from consumers from different European countries. They asked the supermarkets to stop misleading the consumer with fake sustainability claims. The protest is specifically targeted at the Round Table for Responsible Soy (RTRS). Hugo Byrnes, who represents Ahold in the RTRS, did … verder lezen
June 15 2011 – ASEED informs consumers about ‘greenwashing’ of Irresponsible Soy at Albert Heijn supermarket. [text only available in Dutch] Tijdens een actie van ASEED bij een Albert Heijn aan de Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam op 15 juni werd de sticker ‘bevat gifsoja’ op vlees en zuivel geplakt. Dit om … verder lezen
In the morning of March 16 2005, a group of 25 activist had a go at animal feed company Provimi in the Rotterdam Harbour. Provimi, a world leader in animal feed business, is also a major consumer of soy from South America. The action was organised on the first day of the 'Iguazu Counter Conference' against the greenwashing of the soy industry, organised by Via Campesina Argentina and GRR (Grupo de Reflexion Rural). The activists wanted to point out the role of the North, again exploiting South America's natural resources and people.
On October 12 2007 in several countries in America the ‘discovery’ of the New World by Cristoffel Colombus in1492, is celebrated. For indigenous people this date is a historical turning-point and the start of repression and colonialism. 515 years later the indigenous communities are still being exploited, discriminated and oppressed. Multinational corporations dispel them from their land and plunder their natural resources.
In Amsterdam the ’12 Oktober Comité’ showed solidarity and did an action to get attention for the social problems caused by the use massive of soy and palmoil for the production of agrofuel and electricity.