GENEVA, January 31 (RIA Novosti) - Police used tear
gas and water cannons against protesters rallying in Geneva on
Saturday against the World Economic Forum in Davos after the
rally participants started throwing bottles.
Hundreds of protesters reportedly went out of control
after authorities banned them from demonstrating on a central
Some protesters were dispersed by police, but groups of
young people were continuing to attack policemen.
The demonstrators accuse the participants of the Davos
forum, which is an annual meeting of top businessmen, world
leaders and journalists to discuss the most important global
issues, of failing to prevent the current economic crisis.