Guilty as Charged: Six Pesticide and Biotechnology Corporations
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Millions Against Monsanto page and our Environment and Climate Resource Center page . Truth be told, there were tears in my eyes as I sat there, translating and tweeting amongst the bustling crowd of media and hundreds of people, most of them farmers. After an intensive public trial covering a range of human rights violations, on December 6, the jurors issued a scathing verdict to the six largest pesticide and biotechnology corporations, urging governments to take action to prevent further harm. The crowd erupted in a roar of applause, and later, congratulations were shared in at least seven languages. The verdict was handed down to the six largest pesticide corporations - Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, BASF, Dow and Dupont - collectively known as the "Big 6," for their human rights violations, including internation...