Protests in Portland: Federal police used tear gas against protesters

thousands of demonstrators went to Portland in the us state of Oregon on the road after a court refused to limit the actions of Federal police officers. After m

Protests in Portland: Federal police used tear gas against protesters

thousands of demonstrators went to Portland in the us state of Oregon on the road after a court refused to limit the actions of Federal police officers. After midnight (local time) were on Saturday Protesters at the building of the Federal court. It was shot at with fireworks and tear gas hung in the air.

Previously had been rejected by a judge a request from the state of Oregon, Federal officials in the case of fixed impose the opinions of protesters, restrictions. The state had no sufficient authority to sue on behalf of the protesters, told judge Michael Mosman to the justification.

Since the killing of the Black George Floyd by a white official at the end of may, protests against racism in Portland, many of which are in the form of violence out of hand are. President Donald Trump railed against the Chaos and posted recently, Federal officials in the city, the riots curb, despite loud opposition from democratic leaders in the state of Oregon.

Protesters of glass bottles

After the court decision, called the protesters, "Black lives matter" (black life), and "Feds go home" (Federal police officers, going home) threw. They shook the fence around the court building and threw glass bottles. The Federal officials were repeatedly used tear gas and stun grenades. The Federal authority of Federal Protective Service to ban the gathering of people, but many of the participants continued their Protest.

in previous days there had been in front of the justice building, clashes between Federal police and protesters. The Federal authorities referred to their duty to protect the building. They arrested Protesters.

a defeat for Trump-government

Portland mayor Ted Wheeler defends itself against the presence of Federal officials, with the deployment of Trump, in his own words on "agitators and anarchists" to respond want. Oregon attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed last week a lawsuit against the Trump-government. Federal police have arrested the protesters without valid reason, you in unmarked cars and taken away and excessive use of force applied. Rosenblum sought, specifically a restraining order, the "illegal arrest of the residents of Oregon by the Federal authorities immediately" should prohibit.

Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 14:19

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