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PHOTOS OF STREET FIGHTERS
September, 2002 "Anti-Globalization" Protests
Back to Seattle,
educational purposes only)
Strike" September 27, 2002 Washington
thousand cops kept a few hundred street fighters' "violence" down to a
couple broken windows, a fight over flag burning and a smoke bomb--and
no assaults on police themselves. (Though the cops assaulted a few
Cops alleged some protesters had explosive devices, but time will tell
if their accusations pan out. Cops surrounded and arrested 600
most of them not street fighters -- they know how to avoid
Sreet fighters crowed that their tactics had radicalized these mostly
individuals who had no idea what destruction street fighters would have
wrought if there hadn't been a massive police presence.
Mexico City, Mid-July
Mexican peasants angry
the Mexican government intended to take their private property to build
an airport outside of Mexico City, and furious that some were
indicted for murders they blamed on right-wing paramilitary groups,
with machetes, burned police cars and took hostages until the Mexican
backed down. Street fighters cheered this "win" despite the
May Day, 2002
Same Old Same Old
Anarchists Battle White
Power Nazis, York, Pennsylvania, January 12, 2002
November 16-19, 2001
Ottawa, Canada Protest vs. IMF/World Bank
Photos of the
Violent Genoa Protests in July, 2001 are on the Main
July 2, 2001 La
Paz, Bolivia Small Debtors Protest
debt relief took hostages in three public buildings, took hostages who
they tied up with dynamite sticks, poured gasoline around the buildings
and carried Molotov cocktails (fire bombs) and homemade bombs. US
fighters later organized protests in solidarity with those hostage
later taken prisoner.
June 15-16, 2001
(aka Goteborg), Sweden Protests vs. European Union Meetings
As usual, it starts with
busting up McDonalds and other shops. Protester loots a rug,
to burn it.
Then it moves on to
police cars and burning barricades/trash/looted objects in the street.
Next they rip up
and heave them at the police.
At least there were no
cocktails this time!!
Protesters clash with
Cops allege they shot
protesters because they were attacking a police officer who was down;
course, they may just have been in the area of those attacking the
2001 Quebec City Protests vs. the Summit of the Americas
Destroying fences to get
to conference attendees and cops.
Fighting with cops;
ready to throw barricade at cops.
Lighting Molotov cocktails
(fire bomb); Molotov explodes near cops; protester runs throuh dropped
One protester alleges
Smashing cars and partying
into the night
January 20, 2001
Washington DC Protests vs. Inauguration of George W. Bush
This DC demo was
tame; a few protesters tore down military flags,
jumped over police and
a barrel, probably at an officer.
December 7, 2000 Nice
Protests vs. European Union Meetings
Street fighters at
the Europe Union meetings in Nice start fires (some burned down a
break windows and shove their sheilds into the faces of police.
October 17, 2000
Protest v. Presidential Debates
Street fighters showed up
at all three Presidential Debates. Protesters use sheilds and gas masks.
Prague, Czech Republic Protests vs. IMF/World Bank
Street fighters stormed
MacDonalds and provoked and threw Molotov Cocktails at Police.
August 2, 2000
Protest vs. Republican National Convention
against Republican Convention attack police cars. Several police
officers sustained serious injuries. One knocked down and kicked by
drew a gun but was stopped from firing it by another officer.
June 16, 2000
Park, Canada Protest vs. Poverty
Protesters fight with
someone threw a Molotov Cocktail inside the foyer of Parliament.
May 1, 2000 "May Day"
Protests in Zurich & Berlin
DC Protest vs. IMF/World Bank
2005, DC Police are STILL mad at any one looking even remotely "black
photos of more pleasant aspects
The Black Bloc battles
at 14th Street
Woman "defends" other
from cop. Others fight with cop after the fence attack.
more photos from video of property destruction and fighting with police
at DC for Peace
30, 2000 Seattle Protest vs. World Trade Organization
Street fighters came
to trash and the police attacks on nonviolent protesters gave them an
to do it.