Polish Farmers Released – On Bail

The Farmers who blocked the sale of farmland in North West Poland have been released on bail. However, charges are still pending and the Polish government has washed its hands of the incident by claiming that the Prosecutor is independent and must arrive at his own conclusions. If convicted they face a potential five-TEN years imprisonment.

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SHOW SOLIDARITY Polish Farmers Arrested for Defending Farmland

Alert!! Farmers defending Polish farmland against buyout have been arrested and detained in prison cells. Please urgently send letters of support!

NEWS: On 12 October some 150 farmers entered the prison grounds shouting: "PEASANTS TOGETHER!". They broke into the prison cells of their arrested colleague farmers...

Since 12 October tractors and other farm vehicles have been parked in front of the Custody Prison and District Prosecutor Office in Szczecin, to demonstrate solidarity with 11 farmers from Western Pomerania Province arrested on 6 October. The arrested farmers are accused of participating 'as an organized group' with the aim is of preventing the actioning of tenders for the sale of Polish farmland by WRSP (land owned by the state).

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19th February in Warsaw

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

photos by Adam Payne

 

Press release

Press release, Brussels 17 February 2015

The European Coordination Via Campesina, which represents 27 organisations of small and medium scale farmers, farm workers and rural youth in 16 European countries wish to express full support to the polish farmers currently protesting for their basic rights to work and make a living from farming.

Their claims –

a GMO free environment, the right to process and sell food directly to consumers, and the right to keep farmland for production and not speculation are legitimate and basic demands necessary for farmers' anywhere to fulfil their central goal

- to produce fresh and good quality food for citizens without damaging the environment.

Read more: Press release

Letter of support to Polish farmers

Letter of support to Polish farmers
We, the European Coordination Via Campesina, wish to express our solidarity in your ongoing struggle to defend the basic rights of Polish farmers to work and make a living from farming.

Read more: Letter of support to Polish farmers

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