20 Years Anniversary of Indymedia

From Elephant in the Room via Anarchists Worldwide

“The resistance is global…a trans-pacific collaboration has brought this web site into existence.” That’s how The first entry on an Indymedia website began on November 24, 1999. Indymedia went online a few days before the protests against the WTO (world-trade-organisation) meeting in Seattle, and it was to be the alternative platform for reports on these protests. A group of activist-journalists set up a newsroom in a donated storefront.

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