Riot At The Hyatt

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Riot at the Hyatt | Event | An extension of the anti-globalization protests of the late 90s, the so-called “The Riot at the Hyatt” occurred in December, 1998 when riot police attacked peaceful demonstrators who had come to denounce Chretien’s policies and his handling of the APEC riots.

Usage: “I just followed Garth Mullins on Twitter and it took me back to the Riot at the Hyatt days…”explore-the-lexicon

 

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