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Wellington Anti-WTO Actions for November 9

Published: Thu 8 Nov 2001 01:53 PM
9 November 2001 is a Global Day of Action against the World Trade Organisation that begins its Ministerial Meeting in Qatar.
Here in Wellington we will take part in a Carnival against Capitalism to protest about both global and local issues to draw the connections between the problems that we face at home and the world-wide injustices created by capitalism. This day is a chance for anyone who believes that people are more important than profit to join together.
Different organisations are taking responsibility for different activities on the day. Join us for a day of fun, action and alternatives.
12:00: CTU Rally @ Midland Park
12:30: Anti-Militarism Demo @ Midland Par moving to Ministry of Defence to protest NZ involvement in Afghanistan
1:30: Demonstration Against Free Trade Agreements @ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Terrace
3:00: GE Free demonstration @ Cuba Mall
4:00: Reclaim the Streets - anti-bypass action @ Upper Cuba St.
BRING: Drums and noise makers, your musical/performer friends, your tone-deaf enthusiastic friends, tape decks and tapes, CDs for Reclaim the Streets party (suitably revolutionary dance music of any description), chalk, confetti, costumes/white overalls, home-made placards/banners etc, recording devices (photo, audio, video), yourself and your friends.

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