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Nellie Nutt, Western Antiwar Movement (Bellingham, WA), holds sign at 4/20/02 Seattle rally. Police later attacked peaceful demonstrators without warning. Man injured during police assault is arrested at Broadway & Thomas, 4/20/02, Seattle Reclaim the Streets! anti-IMF demo. Close-up of above photo. Police arrest citizens after plowing into crowd, Broadway & Thomas Streets, 4/20/02 Seattle […]

Rough Stuff in Seattle:

by Jean Fallow

Nellie Nutt, Western Antiwar Movement (Bellingham, WA), holds sign at 4/20/02 Seattle rally. Police later attacked peaceful demonstrators without warning.


Man injured during police assault is arrested at Broadway & Thomas,
4/20/02, Seattle Reclaim the Streets! anti-IMF demo.


Close-up of above photo.

Police arrest citizens after plowing into crowd, Broadway & Thomas Streets, 4/20/02 Seattle Reclaim the Streets! demo