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Ahead of Global Summit, Protesters Clash

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Published on Jul 5, 2008

SelectPlusAhead of Global Summit, Protesters ClashAhead of Global Summit, Protesters ClashThe Associated PressMore than a thousand protesters clash with police in Japan ahead of the G-8 summit involving the world's economic powers. Protesters want nations to pay attention to global warming and the plight of the poor. (July 5)[Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] [Notes:NATS UP Protesters][Notes:VO various of protesters with signs, masks of leaders]ON THE STREETS OF JAPAN ... PROTESTERS TAKE THEIR PLACE AHEAD OF A SUMMIT WITH LEADERS OF THE WORLD'S 8 LEADING INDUSTRIALIZED NATIONS. THESE PROTESTERS ARE DEMANDING ACTION ON A RANGE OF ISSUES ... INCLUDING GLOBAL WARMING AND WORLD POVERTY. [Notes:NATS UP]SOME SHOUTED FOR THE POLICE TO GET LOST ... [Notes:VO clash in crowd]AND THERE WAS A BRIEF CLASH BETWEEN POLICE AND PROTESTERS ... WITH FOUR PEOPLE DETAINED. ESTIMATES PUT THE CROWD AT MORE THAN A THOUSAND PEOPLE. [Notes:NATS UP Japanese]THIS MAN SAYS WE ARE DEMONSTRATING AGAINST NATIONS MAKING THE WORLD POORER, MAKING MORE WARS AND WORSTENING CLIMATE CHANGE. [Notes:NATS UP]JAPANESE MEDIA REPORTS THOUSANDS OF PROTESTERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE SETTING UP CAMPS NEAR THE SUMMIT SITE ... WORLD LEADERS TAKE THEIR SEATS HERE ON MONDAY.SUMMIT HOST JAPAN HAS PUT GLOBAL WARMING AT THE TOP OF THE AGENDA ... BUT WHAT TO DO ABOUT SOARING PRICES FOR OIL AND FOOD MAY OVERSHADOW THAT. ___ ___, The Associated Press.(****END****) ANCHOR VOICE:-------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: Lee Powell------------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: APTN--------------------------VIDEO APPROVAL:------------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS:----------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: APTN - Japan Rally 2, 3------------------------------------

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