posted on Feb, 1 2007 @ 02:15 PM
A US jury has found Seattle authorities guilty of violating the civil rights of demonstrators detained during the 1999 World Trade Organization
A federal jury found the city liable for the unreasonable search and arrest of about 170 protesters but found no breach of their right to free speech.
The city, which could face a bill for millions in compensation, is to appeal. Nearly 50,000 anti-globalisation protesters clashed with police in 1999
- now known as the Battle of Seattle.
"The key point, the lesson learned, is you cannot arrest peaceful protesters here in Seattle or anywhere else in the country," said Kenneth Hankin,
the lead plaintiff in the case, in reaction to the jury's decision.
It good to see that the right to protest is still alive and well. With the World Trade Organization being just a step in the process of globalization.
I really can't believe the NWO allowed this verdict to pass. Although it just might be easier to kill in the appeals process, when no body is