VIDEO: Anti-NATO protests turned ugly in Chicago, Police arrested dozens

VIDEO: Anti-NATO protests turned ugly in Chicago, Police arrested dozens

Chicago : IL : USA | May 21, 2012 at 12:31 AM PDT
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Anti-NATO Protests in Chicago

CHICAGO (Mon, May 21) – Thousands of demonstrators rallied through downtown Chicago on Sunday (May 20) in one of the city's largest demonstrations in years, voicing criticism about war, climate change and a wide range of other complaints as world leaders assembled for a NATO summit.

The anti-NATO protests turned ugly when few hundreds if protesters clashed with a line of police who tried to keep them from the lakeside convention center where U.S. President Barack Obama is hosting the summit.

An AFP correspondent witnessed more than a dozen protesters roughly pushed to the street, handcuffed and hauled away as the angry crowd threw water bottles, wooden sticks and anything else to hand at police clad in riot gear.

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Protesters standoff with police during protests against the NATO summit in Chicago.
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