Reuters reported on Monday that between 200 and 300 demonstrators, some throwing paper planes, gathered in a festive atmosphere at airplane maker Boeing. The turnout was a fraction of the thousands who attended a march on Sunday where dozens were arrested and a number of protesters and police injured during fierce clashes.
Attendance at a week of anti-NATO demonstrations was less than organizers expected. Only two of the rallies drew numbers into the thousands and one of those relied heavily on hundreds of nurses visiting for a convention. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said arrests for the week were roughly 93 people, including some 45 people during the clashes on Sunday.