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Number of Demonstrators, 2000-2003

Compiled by Michael Malleson
August 25, 2003

2003 Evian G8 Summit

A. Estimate of Total Number of Demonstrators = 100,000
"100,000 protesters attended June 1 demonstration"

2002 Kananaskis G8 Summit

A. Estimate of Total Number of Demonstrators = 2,000 — 3,000 [1]
"In Calgary, no more than 2,000 at a time." [2]

2001 Genoa G8 Summit

A. Estimate of Total Number of Demonstrators = 100,000 — 250,000
Sources for estimates:
100,000"* [3]
150,000* [4]
250,000 [5]

2000 Okinawa G8 Summit

A. Estimate of Total Number of Demonstrators = 70,000
27,000 formed human chain around U.S. Air Force base to protest U.S. military presence in Japan. [6]

Notes
1. John Kirton (2002), "Building Democratic Partnerships: The G8-Civil Society Link," November 8, EnviReform Conference.
2. Nicholas Bayne (2002), "Impressions of the Kananaskis Summit," June 1-3.
3. "Italian Police Chief Admits Some Police Used Excessive Force during Summit," Associated Press, August 8, 2001.
4. "Rome Summit in Doubt after Bloody Genoa Riots," Sapa/AFP, August 5, 2001.
5. "Now It’s Genoa G8 – The Movie," CNN, September 3, 2001.
6. Sean Healy (2000), "Okinawa: Thousands Protest against G8 Summit, Green Left Weekly (Australia).

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