Re: clarification on WTO protests

Gina Miller (
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 20:45:14 -0800

Yes, the group of 30 or so who were involved in the pillaging, did identify themselves as representatives of a certain group, unfortunately I cannot seem to recall the groups name, I only heard it in passing on the local Seattle television news. If I hear it spoken again, I will let you know. Began with an M? 5 or 6 letters long?
Gina "Nanogirl" Miller

>>From what I hear, no one has really identified the small cadre of persons
>dressed in black who began the looting and pillaging, although some reports
>say that they were 'anarchists'. If someone knows otherwise, please post
>the info.
>It is not unheard of for agitators to plant themselves into a protest for
>the purpose of agitating a nonviolent action into a violent one, and
>thereby destroying the credibility of the organizers. I hope that has not
>happened here, because the WTO leadership had actually invited some of the
>protesters to meetings during the sessions.
>Kathryn Aegis