From The Guardian UK: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/21/chicago-police-nato-summit-protesters
Arrests and injuries as thousands march on downtown area of the city, where 51 world leaders are meeting
guardian.co.uk, Monday 21 May 2012
The main anti-war march at the Chicago Nato summit was marred by clashes between police and protesters, with several people injured and 45 arrests.
Thousands of people marched towards McCormick Place in the downtown area of the city, where 51 world leaders are meeting for the two-day summit.
However, the demonstration on Sunday ended in ugly scenes as police used batons to control the crowd. The violence came as a fifth person was charged with terrorism-related offences in in relation to alleged plots to disrupt the summit.
Sunday’s demonstration was the largest anti-war protest so far, after days of marches and protests in the city centre.
Gathering at Grant Park, thousands of protesters set off south towards the site of the summit, led by around 20 Iraq veterans against the war.
Arriving two blocks west of McCormick Place, the veterans, including Scott Olsen, the protester injured in Occupy Oakland demonstrations in October, staged a symbolic “returning” of their medals, tossing them in the direction of the sprawling conference space.
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