Nice : the demonstration of the century
The prefecture, which has learnt from the previous demonstrations in Seattle, Washington, Prague and Biarritz that got out of hand, has used all the means at its disposal. The demonstration has been flanked by 4.000 to 5.000 policemen or gendarmes,Le Figarohas written down in an article entitled /www.lefigaro.fr/cgi-bin/gx.cgi/AppLogic+FTContentServer?pagename=FutureTense/Apps/Xcelerate/View&c=figArticle&cid=FIGDF6E7EGC&live=true&Site=true&gCurChannel=ZZZXG1K648C&gCurRubrique=&gCurSubRubrique="> 'Nice : mémorable défilé des militants anti-sommet'. Such a march, on Wednesday December 6th has gathered together between 40 and 50.000 people, but it ended up just before 6.00 pm without any incidents. However, no one could remember such an impressive demonstration happening in Nice before… See as well in Libération, the report /www.liberation.fr/quotidien/semaine/20001207jeuf.html"> 'L'Europe sociale sur la promenade'.