Global  

Seattle mayor defends effort to clear protest zone

USATODAY.com Thursday, 2 July 2020
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said efforts by police and other city personnel to clear the 'occupied' protest zone were needed after the recent deaths of two people and the weeks-long presence of protesters left streets and businesses closed. (July 1)
 
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Published
News video: Seattle police clear out 'lawless' protest zone

Seattle police clear out 'lawless' protest zone 02:15

[NFA] Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal." Jillian Kitchener has more.

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Seattle Seattle City in Washington, United States

With Billions at Stake, New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ Label

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., all so-called “anarchist jurisdictions,” are trying to stop the Trump administration from withholding federal..
NYTimes.com

Seattle Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Set Fire To Cop Car with Officer Inside

Things are heating up in Seattle, where police arrested a man who torched a patrol car with a burning piece of lumber ... and the video shows the officer inside..
TMZ.com

Starbucks sets goals for increasing diversity in coming years

The Seattle coffee chain joins Microsoft and Wells Fargo — both of whom have also announced diversity hiring goals.
CBS News
Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early [Video]

Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower-court ruling that had ordered the country's decennial population count be continued until Oct. 31. The Census Bureau said on Aug. 3 that it would wind down data collection by Sept. 30, a month earlier than originally scheduled. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:32Published
Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew [Video]

Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew

[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:02Published

Jenny Durkan Jenny Durkan American politician

Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power [Video]

Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power

For months, Seattle has dealt with nightly protests. Some have become violent. Some have become deadly. Some protesters camped out and occupied the area outside Seattle police's East Precinct building in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Protesters dubbed it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. And according to CNN, US Attorney General William Barr was not happy about it. Despite White House threats, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan refused to allow federal troops to move the protesters out.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:40Published

Related videos from verified sources

Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone [Video]

Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone

Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cops were kept out of the area. The mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkan, said the..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:57Published
Seattle authorities remove remnants of autonomous zone 'CHOP' [Video]

Seattle authorities remove remnants of autonomous zone 'CHOP'

The Seattle Department of Transportation was seen clearing the remaining supplies and waste from the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) site on July 1. Timelapse footage filmed on 12th Avenue..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 00:42Published
Seattle Police Shut Down 'Lawless' Protest Zone [Video]

Seattle Police Shut Down 'Lawless' Protest Zone

On Wednesday, Seattle police turned out in force at dawn in the city’s “occupied” protest zone. Associated Press reports that Seattle mayor ordered the space cleared following two recent fatal..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:29Published

Tweets about this