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The 2012 NATO Chicago Summit brings world leaders to Chicago May 20-21

Some protesters played music and danced for democracy:

Video: Protests in Downtown Chicago on Monday

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A group of NATO protesters rally outside Obama headquarters Monday afternoon.

Warning: Contains adult language.

Before protesters held a press conference, they played music and danced:

Protesters then moved to Michigan and Washington:

Protest-with glitter-at Boeing headquarters

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Protesters flew paper airplanes, shot party poppers, tossed glitter and staged a "die-in" outside Boeing headquarters on Randolph Monday.

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Watch the protest in video by Jon Sall.

Afterward, protesters started marching through Loop, marching east on Washington.

Protester sings in Union Park Monday

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Protester Ariel Zevon, 35, from Vermont sings "Why these Wars" at Union Park Monday.


Monday 21 May 2012

07:30 Arrivals of the Heads of State and Government and leaders participating in the Meeting on Afghanistan

09.00 Meeting on Afghanistan in Heads of State and Government Format

• Secretary General's Opening Remarks
• Welcoming Remarks by the President of the United States

11:00 Meeting of the NATO Foreign Ministers with Foreign Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹.

11:55
Official Photo of participants at the meeting on Afghanistan

12:15 Press Conference by the NATO Secretary General

13:20
Meeting with Partners in Heads of State and Government Format


• Opening remarks by the NATO Secretary General
14:45 Press Conference by the NATO Secretary General


1. Turkey recognizes the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name.

Video: Freed protester talks about being in custody

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Video: Freed protester talks about being in custody

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