20 October 2005
Around 100 trade activists held a picket outside the WTO headquarters in
Geneva yesterday to dramatize peoples' opposition to the WTO and the
conclusion of a new trade deal. The mobilization capped what turned out
to be an uneventful opening day meeting of the General Council.
Photographs by Joseph Purugganan.
|Korean farmer recalls and draws inspiration from
Lee Kyung Hae's struggle in Cancun at the WTO minsterial meeting in Hong
Kong in December.
|"We do not want your development!" Cambodian trade
activist Ros Sukunthy delivers an emotional speech in front of the WTO
Headquarters. Newly acceeded least developed countries like Cambodia do
not really have the choice nor the power to voice its opposition to the
WTo and its liberalization agenda.