Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Trumped-Up Charges

In Brazil, trumped-up charges...outraged international peer groups...xenophobia gone wild ...

No, this has nothing to do with American pilots. Without further comment ...

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3 comments:

Carlos said...

Marc van Roosmalen is having great support of all Brazilian scientific community. He was naive, didn’t follow legal procedures and has been framed by illegal loggers. It’s not a xenophobic issue.

Carlos H Correia said...

Yesterday you wrote "...and where there is a lack of tradition of independence". As a brazilian, i can say that "...a tradition of lack of independence" states better the reality. Indeed, there is a tradition...

wondering ego said...

There is piopiracy, we know that, and many of them are not naive scientist, etc... but we must be able to discern which one is a concerned scientist and which ones are the biopirates willing to sell some royalties to some biotech or big pharma around. Marc van Roosmalen may be a little stubborn, but he loves the forest and wants to protect it...
We know exactly what sector of the government, yes xenophobic, are trying to do this to him, as well as to the pilots in this ridiculous trial.