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MAdGE's pink protest

MAdGE's pink protest

Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MAdGE) stand in a picket line outside Parliament following their eviction from the public gallery for stripping off their tops to reveal pink bras and creating a disturbance. They were protesting about government plans not to extend a moratorium on the release of genetically modified organisms past October 2003. The women were not arrested, but were banned from Parliament for two years.

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Ben Schrader, 'Public protest - Public protest overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35077/madges-pink-protest (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jul 2015