Portland protests: Police declare riot as demonstrators break through court fence

Credit: Independent- Published 2 weeks ago
Swell in support for protests from 'walls' of veterans, health workers, lawyers and others demanding withdrawal of federal troops

Video credit: Wochit Tech
Published 2 weeks ago -  00:34
Portland Police: It's A Riot
In Portland, Oregon, Sunday morning, mass demonstrations were officially classified as riots. Newser reports the designation came when protesters breached a fence surrounding the city's downtown federal courthouse, where US agents have been stationed. In a tweet, local police said the violent conduct of demonstrators has created a 'grave risk of public alarm.

You are here

Related videos from verified sources

Portland mayor teargassed by federal agents during protest 01:12
Credit: The Guardian Studio - Published 1 week ago 

Israelis protest against Netanyahu, gov't handling of COVID-19 02:09
Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published 3 weeks ago 

Man drives car into crowd of protesters in Oregan 00:24
Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas - Published on June 18, 2020 

Related news from verified sources

Thousands of protesters had initially gathered peacefully near downtown in a show of solidarity with fellow demonstrators in Portland, Oregon
2 weeks ago • Haaretz

You might like