"I thought we were all getting along fine until I heard the first explosion"
-- ministry spokeswizard Royden Poke in the Daily Prophet (DP3)
An wizard employed at the Ministry of Magic in the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures (DP3)
Mr Poke represented the Ministry at a meeting with the Brotherhood of Goblins in Chipping Clodbury that erupted into a riot. He told the Daily Prophet when interviewed the following day that he was surprised that things had kicked off, as the talks about a new Bill of Goblin Rights had seemed to be going well (DP3)
While the date printed on DP3 is 1 June 1999, the timeframe for these events is 1992-1993.