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Andhra protesters oppose LPG

In Hyderabad, India 20 political leaders and demonstrators were arrested for defying police orders prohibiting demonstrations during Bank President James Wolfensohn’s arrival in November.

12 December 2000

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Pakistan cricket hero calls for IMF protests

In October, 50 supporters of Pakistani cricket hero-turned politician Imran Khan were arrested during a demonstration against the IMF.

26 October 2000

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Prague Declaration

Several NGOs from countries including the US, Thailand, the Czech Republic and South Africa released a “Prague Declaration” challenging the right of the IMF and World Bank and those who control them to dictate economic policy, and opposing the undemocratic and elitist character of the institutions and the meetings they hold.

26 October 2000

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realworldbank.org - feedback wanted

A new collaborative website produced by a team including the Bretton Woods Project - www.

26 October 2000

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New collaborative Web plan

The Bretton Woods Project and other organisations have been discussing a new collaborative website to assemble documents and links on World Bank-related policy issues.

11 August 2000

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Project office move, new grant

After four and a half years based in Christian Aid’s building in Waterloo the Bretton Woods Project has moved.

11 August 2000

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New SAP alerts

US-based NGO Globalization Challenge Initiative has launched a “Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) Information Alert” service.

11 August 2000

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Prague plans

The annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF will be the occasion for high-level official decision-making about the future of the institutions as well as protests and alternative discussions among civil society groups.

11 August 2000

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Köhler go home say South Africans

In July South African activists told IMF Managing Director Horst K

11 August 2000

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Peaceful Protests Raise Awareness

In April, thousands of protesters gathered in Washington DC to close down the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.

14 June 2000