According to US media reports, over the past weekend, there were several protest processions and violent clashes with police in Seattle, Tacoma and Portland.
On the evening of 24 local time, hundreds of extremists gathered in Tacoma, Washington, for a protest. The protestors set fire to buildings and damaged several shops on the street. The reason was that a local police officer rushed to the scene after receiving the report of illegal car racing on the street on the 23rd, driving into the crowd and running over a person. After the video was uploaded to social media, it caused public anger and protest. On the night of the 24th, hundreds of protestors took to the street where the policeman caused the accident to carry out violent protests.
According to media reports, at least two police vehicles were damaged in the riot and some city buildings were evacuated. The protestors, dressed in all black and carrying anti fascist flags, took to the streets, while others tried to destroy the gates of the local pierce County prison, shouting “release all prisoners.”;.
On the 23rd, protests broke out in Seattle and Portland against the U.S. immigration issue. The protestors demanded the abolition of the immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ice), which angered supporters of immigration by expelling immigrants. Protestors gathered outside the immigration and Customs Enforcement (ice) in Portland, Oregon, shouting: “no borders! No country! Abolish deportation! &”And other slogans, flocking to the ice building. Law enforcement officers at the scene issued a warning to the crowd, and federal agents fired tear gas to disperse the crowd.