Protests in Oregon: If the President troops sent without identification

There are images that the Americans go so far from your country knew: the security forces in riot gear and camouflage uniforms, but without identification, sinc

Protests in Oregon: If the President troops sent without identification

There are images that the Americans go so far from your country knew: the security forces in riot gear and camouflage uniforms, but without identification, since the days of counter-demonstrators in Portland in the American state of Oregon. In the clashes, numerous activists have been arrested and unmarked buses transported away. Outrage over the "unlawful use of militarized security forces," Express not only the protesters but also the authorities in the city.

Majid Sattar

Political correspondent for North America, based in Washington.

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The American President Donald Trump announced on Sunday on Twitter that his government is trying to help Portland, as its leadership had lost control of the streets. He needed to protect Federal facilities against anarchists and agitators, wrote Trump – and also the people. The mayor signed, however, a different picture: The security forces of the Federal government would have escalated the Situation. Before these were published in Portland, I had the situation again improved, said Democrat Ted Wheeler. In Washington, the cause and effect were confused. The deployment of forces, in which initially time had been clear, in whose behalf they acted, let the protests continue to escalate.

Wheeler called on the Department of homeland security, its forces withdraw. "You break the law," he said. Neither they had nor they informed the detainees, where they'll take you. Previously already he had expressed on Twitter: "Mr. President, this is an attack on our democracy." Ellen Rosenblum, the Minister of justice of the West coast of the state, filed a lawsuit in a Federal court. The pseudo police use must be prohibited.

The acting Secretary of Homeland security, Chad Wolf, confirmed after the beginning of the use in the past week, the presence of security forces, his authority in Portland, anarchists defended his crackdown on "violent". The security forces, which were later identified as members of the customs and border protection, "Customs and Border Protection" (CBP), would get the Situation under control. Wolf had made in the past week in Portland is a picture of the situation. The New York Times reported on a confidential Memorandum Department of homeland security, which had been submitted to the Minister prior to the trip, to use to teach.

Updated Date: 20 July 2020, 03:20

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