List of demonstrations against corporate globalization

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Demonstration in Warsaw against the 2004 World Economic Forum

This article lists significant demonstrations by the anti-globalization movement against corporate globalization since 1999, including the convergence of anti-globalization actions with opposition to the United States-led Iraq War beginning in 2003 and continuing through the end of George W. Bush's presidency in 2009. The list also includes actions related to the Occupy movement against worldwide economic inequality, which began with Occupy Wall Street in 2011.

1999[edit]

2000[edit]

2001[edit]

  • January 20, 2001 – Washington, DC, Mass protests against Bush's inauguration ceremony.
  • January 27, 2001 – Clashes in Davos, Switzerland, at World Economic Forum
  • March 17, 2001 – Clashes in Napoli, Italy, during the World Global Forum.
  • April 20, 2001 – 20,000 protest and clash with police at 'A20,' the 3rd Summit of the Americas (FTAA) in Quebec City, Canada
  • May 1, 2001 – Global May Day protests in London, Berlin, Sydney, and other cities.
  • June 15, 2001 – Riots in Gothenburg, Sweden at EU Summit; three protestors shot by police, 1130 arrests.
  • June 25, 2001 – Protests in Barcelona, Spain during World Bank summit.
  • July 1, 2001 – Salzburg, Austria World Economic Forum
  • July 20, 2001 – 250,000 protest in Genoa, Italy against the G8 summit. A protester Carlo Giuliani, was shot dead by police.
  • September 29, 2001 – Washington, DC, Anti-capitalist anti-war protests

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

  • May 1, 2003 – Global May Day protests
  • May 29 – June 3, 2003 – Mass protests in Evian, Geneva, and Lausanne, Switzerland against the G8 summit.
  • June 26, 2003 – Clashes in Thessalonika Greece, during EU Summit.
  • July 28, 2003 – Montreal, Quebec
  • September 14, 2003 – Fifth Ministerial of the WTO in Cancún, Mexico collapses[7]
  • October 2003 – regional WEF meeting in Dublin, European Competitiveness Summit, cancelled[8]
  • November 2003 – Paris European Social Forum
  • November 20, 2003 – large Miami Mobilization against the FTAA; notable for first full implementation of law enforcement 'Miami Model' tactics

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

  • March 9, 2007 – Clashes in Sao Paulo, Brazil as protests greet the start of President Bush's six-day tour of Latin America.
  • March 12, 2007 – Anti-Bush protests in Bogotá, Colombia.
  • March 14, 2007 – Clashes in Mexico City, the last stop on Bush's Latin America tour.
  • May 1, 2007 – Global May Day protests
  • May 29, 2007 – Clashes in Hamburg ahead of the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm.
  • June 2, 2007 – 80,000 protest in Rostock ahead of the G8 Summit.
  • September 8, 2007 – APEC Australia 2007[9]
  • October 18, 2007 – IMF/World Bank annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

2009[edit]

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

  • September 17, 2011 – Occupy New York City around 100 protesters gathered in downtown Manhattan walking up and down Wall Street
  • October 1, 2011 – Occupy New York City protesters set out to march across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • October 5, 2011 – Occupy New York City demonstrations swelled to the largest yet with an estimated 15,000 marchers joining the protest.
  • October 15, 2011 – The 15 October 2011 global protests
  • October 20, 2011 – Occupy British Columbia demonstrations
  • October 21, 2011 – Occupy Melbourne protest
  • October 22, 2011 – Occupy Antwerp protest
  • October 29, 2011 – Occupy Ghent protest
  • November 12, 2011 – Occupy Colombia
  • November 19, 2011 – Occupy Buffer Zone in Cyprus (also known as #OccupyBufferZ )

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2014[edit]

2015[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Global Action Day Reports". Nadir.org. June 18, 1999. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  2. ^ "Protesters Lift Siege of IMF, World Bank As Demonstrations Continue". CommonDreams.org. Agence France-Presse. April 16, 2000. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Police, protesters clash at OAS meeting in Ontario". CBC.ca. CBC Radio-Canada. June 5, 2000. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "The 16th World Petroleum Congress and Protests, Calgary". history.alberta.ca. Alberta Culture and Tourism. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  5. ^ http://host.madison.com/daily-cardinal/news/civil-disobedience-the-solution-to-civil-flaws-and-disarray/article_7630843d-4622-50f4-b4a1-e837f67e096b.html
  6. ^ "DC agrees to $8.25M settlement for protest arrests". The Seattle Times. The Associated Press. December 15, 2009. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  7. ^ "Implications of Cancun (Archived copy)". Archived from the original on 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 14, 2007. Retrieved March 14, 2007.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 26, 2007. Retrieved September 9, 2007.