20 September 2021
LAPD releases bodycam video after Marine Corps vet accuses police of shooting him in the head with projectile at protest
"Professional anarchists" are in Portland, Oregon, according to @POTUS
Democrat politicians across the nation want to "abolish the police," claims @POTUS
At least seven people were arrested as chaos erupted following a protest at the Capitol last night.
Presume BLM / antifa are burning a severed pigs head at the justice center in Portland as a peaceful demonstration against police brutality
Some fence shaking but it subsided after a bit , near corner of sw Main and 3rd
It slay midnight and there's still hundreds of people here. There's been no police confrontation, no tear gas, and no arrests
Some people are throwing things over the fence & at least one person looked like they had hopped over.
The Wall of Vets have moved in front of the courthouse.
Crowd chanting, "We the people". Portland, Oregon
Protesters chanting who's streets our streets
A pause in the chanting & speeches by megaphone. The air in this area still smells a bit like TearGas after last night's federal response.
Though federal agents are sheduled to drawn down, the protest began in support in of BLM and against police brutality; 63 days in protestors are still chanting "Black Lives Matter" and "Breaonna Taylor"
The @VetsWall is here blocking the crowd in front of the Justice Center
Wall of Vets in white tee shirts standing at 3rd Ave and Main Street.
There are hundreds of people out here tonight, 63 days in, though considerably less people than earlier this week where somewhere between 2k-5k filled this space
This is the first night of the phased withdrawal of federal agents, a deal struck by @OregonGovBrown and the Vice-President. Oregon State Police will take their place over a two week period
People are making their way to the federal courthouse building that the speeches have wrapped up at the Justice Center.
Video of counter protest in Downtown Saratoga Springs - started as Blue Lives Matter rally, counter protestors showed up leading to police barricade on Broadway
Counter protests between police and activists in SaratogaSprings Saratoga NY. Hearing this started as Blue Lives Matter rally and counter protestors showed up
Protesters have chained themselves to doors and blocked every entrance of New Orleans City Court demanding evictions be stopped during the COVID19 pandemic
Police launch an arson investigation after burning trash and property damage were found at a Berkeley church where a Black Lives Matter banner had just been raised
Portlant police Say the parks are clear and no arrests were made. Officers are lining sections of the sidewalk along Lownsdale Square Park
PortlandPolice are blocking roads around both parks. Rapid Response is on scene, as well as officers in riot gear. several Fed Police agents in full gear in garage bay of Federal Courthouse
Feds just hopped out of some unmarked vans. Loads of flash bangs and tear gas being deployed
Fell back to 4th and Main to de-mask and chill. Feds just made a push on 3rd and Main. Smell of gas goes up to 5th. Garbage can on fire
More teargas shot onto 3rd Ave and the courtyard.
Federal officer from behind the perimeter fence offered support by fire for officers doing the snatch & grab.
The park is also completely full of teargas.
A conflict between federal officers and protesters on SW 3rd at Salmon
The Feds in the back of the courthouse also enter the building
A lot of teargas on Salmon Street Portland, Oregon
Feds hold the line at 3rd and Salmon. Portland, Oregon
The guys in the dark blue/black say "POLICE" the front, but on the back they are more clearly indentified as Customs and Border Patrol.
This federal officer just warned journalists not to touch the spent munition casings on the ground. This incremental advance tactic seems to have become the new norm tonight.
With conflicting reports that federal agents will be pulling out of Portland, the scene has been chaotic tonight/early this morning. Some videos show those agents blocks away from the federal courthouse. Multiple people have been taken in to custody. 63() nights and counting
After holding the intersection of 3rd & Salmon, federal officers retreated East under the cover of a heavy volley of Teargas and munitions.
This man is standing in front of the federal police, several of whom are carrying riot shields, waving an American flag. #PortlandProtest pdx
More teargas flying and the Feds brutally arrest someone and slam them on the pavement.
More teargas flying and the Feds brutally arrest someone and slam them on the pavement.
The arrestee was held on the ground where there was a high rally of Teargas.
Federal officers are pushing with vehicle support from the South. The crowd held in front of the federal courthouse.
Another arrest in Portland, Oregon protests
Pepper balling near 2nd and Main Portland, Oregon
The current scene at 2nd and Salmon. "You're f***ing protecting concrete."
Federal officers have moved on to the next block, leaving the WallofVets in place
One officer was determined to shoot at head level into a crowd of people, and he did.
At 11:40 pm the Feds came back out and started teargassing again
People are still gathered near the federal courthouse building despite the announcement to leave.
The Feds have pushed everyone back to 2nd and Salmon in Portland, Oregon
The Feds shoot pepper bullets and more teargas from inside and on top of the courthouse. Also Grandadtifa with a leafblower
The protesters with the flag & vet signs are in a quiet standoff with federal officers on SW 3rd.
The Feds are going absolutely nuts with no provocation in the streets of Portland
The federal officers have kettled hundreds of people
CBP agents and BORTAC officers have moved in from the South, while DHS agents approached from the West firing a small volley of Teargas. Most protesters have moved further North, with some @WallOfMoms & @WallofVets remained.
Moving in toward 3rd and Main Portland, Oregon
Some protesters are kneeling with a flag in the middle of the street.
The people in the intersection with a flag may be part of the WallofVets protesters.
Kind of just hanging out. flashing lights over by Salmon. Hearing drumming, chanting and shattering glass to the north
Haze of TearGas over SW 3rd. Portland, Oregon
The courtyard is completely full of teargas, folks doing a good job keeping the streets clean.
Little game of shield vs teargas Portland, Oregon
Looks like it. Police in the park also. There's nowhere to go This might be it
So much tear gas. Fence was untouched not sure what prompted. No warnings
Moments ago. Pepper balls, gas and flash bangs
Protesters are getting boxed in.
Federal Officers streaming out of the Edith Green - Wendell Wyatt Federal Building.
Dancing moms vs the Feds. Portland, Oregon
The Feds have started teargassing in Portland, Oregon
Downtown Portland. Day 63, energy feels better than the past few nights. Speakers talking about how we won't stop and won't give up. Some around the fence. Others around the park
Anti-Trump rally marching from Columbus Circle to Trump Tower. They're now heading to Times Square4 year ago
Anti-Trump rally marching from Columbus Circle to Trump Tower. They're now heading to Times Square
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