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IMF, World Bank Policies Faulted in Hushed Vigils
Protesters against global capitalism and the war in Iraq held twin demonstrations in Washington Saturday amid tight security.

In the News
Peaceful Protest Puts Focus Back On IMF: Extensive Street Closures Prompt Some Complaints (Post, April 14, 2003)

Chunk of Downtown Closed for Weekend: Police Cite War, Bank Demonstrations (Post, April 12, 2003)

Doubt Cast on Arrests of IMF Protesters: Probe Finds Crowd Not Told to Disperse, D.C. Official Says (Post, Feb. 27, 2003)

Police Plan Report in Suits Over Mass Arrests (Post, Dec. 26, 2002)

Protesters and Others Arrested File Suit Against Police, District: Plaintiffs Say They Were Detained Without Cause, Abused (Post, Nov. 20, 2002)

City's Quandary: Peaceful Streets Vs. Right to Assemble: Dispute Over 'Preemptive' Arrests Could Have Big Impact on City With History of Mass Gatherings (Post, Oct. 17, 2002)

GWU Students Sue Police Over Mass Arrests: Lawsuit Alleges Protest Observers, News Photographers Were Unfairly Detained (Post, Oct. 16, 2002)

Activists Claim Success as Protests End Quietly (Post, Sept. 29, 2002; 3:20 PM)

Protesters' Momentum Weakens as Crowd Thins: Police Making Preemptive Arrests, Some Say (Post, Sept. 29, 2002)

Low Turnout for Second Day of Protests (Post, Sept. 28, 2002; 8:11 PM)

Police Arrest Hundreds in Protests: Anti-Capitalism Events Cause Few Disruptions (Post, Sept. 28, 2002)

Dispatches: IMF/World Bank Protests (Post, Sept. 27, 2002; 3:33 PM)

IMF Protests Met With Police Presence: Demonstrations Result in Minor Property Damage (Post, Sept. 27, 2002; 3:23 PM)

Police, Protesters In D.C. Prepare for Day of Disruption: Activists Vow to Slow Beltway, Clog Streets; Ramsey Says Jail Awaits if Violence Occurs (Post, Sept. 27, 2002)

The Poster Boy of Protest: Mike Flugennock Is an Artist With a Pot of Paste and a Mission (Post, Sept. 27, 2002)

Police Offer Advice For Planned Protests (Post, Sept. 23, 2002; 5:23 PM)

A Business Plan for Protests: Some Firms in D.C. to Close Friday, Others Consider Telecommuting (Post, Sept. 23, 2002)

Police Consider Legal Action In Effort to Disrupt Protests (Post, Sept. 21, 2002)

D.C. Police Struggle To Staff IMF Protests: Outside Agencies Hesitate to Send Help (Post, Aug. 27, 2002)

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