Black Lives Matterprotests in Portland: veterans protecting protesters

reported As "Oregon Live", it should be to come on Friday evening, the biggest Demonstration since the beginning of the protests in front of 61 days. At least

Black Lives Matterprotests in Portland: veterans protecting protesters

reported As "Oregon Live", it should be to come on Friday evening, the biggest Demonstration since the beginning of the protests in front of 61 days. At least 4,000 people came together to demonstrate against police violence and for the rights of African Americans.

Among the protesters should have been next to the "Wall of Mums" (chain of mothers), the "Wall of Dads" (chain of fathers) and "Wall of Nurses" (chain of nurses), a group of veterans.

Navy Veteran broke the Finger

One of the group, Duston Obermeyer, a Marine Corps Veteran, spoke to the New York Times: "Our veterans are, especially here, to demonstrate the right of the protesters to protect." Among other things, he cited as a Motivation for his grouping, the incident that had happened a few weeks ago. Christopher J. David, a Navy Veteran, is said to have asked an officer if he is of the opinion that his actions would violate the Constitution. As a response to this question, he should be with a stick beat up, with he had broken his Finger.

veterans should be positioned at around 22.30, in front of the court building and the imminent confrontation have prepared. Indeed, the used, Federal officials should have started nearly half an hour later with tear gas and rubber bullets against the demonstrators.

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"enough is Enough"

Clint Hall, another Veteran of the group, took according to his own statements as a supporter of the "Black Lives Matter"movement part in the Demonstration, told that the use of tear gas, I felt worse than in his time in the army. It was so strong that it left burns on his skin. "The response from the Federal officials was excessive," said Hall.

He criticized further that the use of the officials, the Situation in Portland, and the tensions only strengthened: "It was better, and then you came and made everything worse again. Enough is enough.“

send The decision of President Donald Trump Federal officials to Portland, is not only criticised by the protesters themselves, but also by many politicians to be sharp. In an open letter that has been submitted to the "Huffington Post", it says among other things: "It remains unclear, on the Basis of what legal authority the government runs the military interventions in American cities. All of this is part of an alarming pattern of Trump Administration, aggressively and excessively to the protests triggered by the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and to respond to many of the others.“

Trump: Federal officials are necessary

Trump himself defended his actions on Twitter, he said that you have to help to try Portland. You have lost control over these "anarchist" and had to protect Federal property and the people.

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Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 00:26

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