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20,000 protest against global rich in Naples

Issue No. 1740

20,000 protest against global rich in Naples

"'PEOPLE OF Seattle' converge on Naples." That's how the Guardian summed up the marvellous 20,000-strong anti-capitalist protest at the Global Forum gathering of the world's rich in the Italian city last weekend. The protest marked the latest in the wave of anti-capitalist mobilisations since the great demonstration against the World Trade Organisation in Seattle in 1999. In July an even bigger international protest is expected at the meeting of rulers of the G8 richest countries in the Italian port of Genoa-see page 2 for details


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Sat 24 Mar 2001, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1740
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