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1 A significant event of this period was the confrontations at the 1999 Seattle WTO conference.
2 On June 18, 1999, several months before the 1999 Seattle WTO protests, Eugene was home to a predecessor riot.
3 The Movie, Normal is Over, and This is What Democracy Looks Like (a documentary about the Seattle WTO protests of 1999).
4 During an anti-globalization demonstration outside the July 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, protester Carlo Giuliani was shot dead by riot police as he and other demonstrators attacked their van, making his the first death during an anti-globalization demonstration since the movement's rise from the 1999 Seattle WTO protests.
5 It was the first death in an anti-globalization demonstration since its rise from the 1999 Seattle WTO protests.
6 Black blocs gained broader media attention outside Europe during the 1999 Seattle WTO protests, when a black bloc damaged property of Gap, Starbucks, Old Navy, and other multinational retail locations in downtown Seattle.
7 1999 Seattle WTO protests, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Seattle, were a series of protests surrounding the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999, when members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington on November 30, 1999.
8 On July 16, Helene Cooper of The Wall Street Journal warned of an impending "massive mobilization against globalization" being planned for the end-of-year Seattle WTO conference.
9 To many in North American anarchist and radical circles, the Seattle WTO riots, protests, and demonstrations were viewed as a success.