With the fantastic protests gripping Spain and finding an echo in Greece and Portugal at the moment, there’s every reason for optimism for a big G20 mobilisation.
About 8000 people marched though Le Havre in opposition to the G8 summit, which is due to start in neighbouring Deauville later this week.
In what we hope will be the last ever G8 summit, the main aggressors and imperialist adventurers in the world will be gathering in France to try to wring every ounce of justification, glory and self congratulation in the immediate aftermath of the killing of Osama Bin Laden.
The international summits of the two unaccountable, unelected, unrepresentative and unjustifiable groupings of national leaders are happening in France this year, the G8 in May and the G20 in November.
Amélie Canonne from the French coordination of the G8/G20 protests on how the protests are being organised, timetable of events, practical information and how to get involved.
John Hilary, Executive director for War on Want, explains why challenging the G8 and G20 summits in France this year is so important.
Why travel to other countries to protest at international summits of world leaders? Globalise Resistance is once more aiming to get people along to a couple of protests in France this year: the G8 and the G20. Here’s why…