Federal Authorities Ransack a Somali Grocery Store in Seattle; Somalis and Anti-Globalization Activists Join Forces in Protest

November 26, 2001

As we have seen, the domestic crackdown on people of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Arab origin continues toescalate in this country. But the discrimination has not even been restricted to people of these ethnic origins.During the World Trade Organization meetings in Qatar two weeks ago, federal authorities raided and ransacked aSomali grocery store in Seattle.

Members of the Somali community joined forces with anti-globalization activists to protest.


  • Seattle protest during the WTO meetings in Qatar, produced by Randy Rowland with Pepperspray Productions.