The Battle in Seattle

In November 1999 police battled with anti-globalisation protestors for control of the streets of Seattle.

The demonstrators were protesting against World Trade Organisation talks taking place in the US city.

Norm Stamper was the Chief of Police in Seattle at the time.

Photo: AP

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