A demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: ReutersA demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: Reuters
A demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: Reuters

Trump administration ‘escalating’ situation in Portland, mayor says, as protests continue

  • Protests in the Oregon city have been continuing since the death of George Floyd in May; federal forces have been detaining and arresting protesters
  • Mayor Ted Wheeler said he wants federal officials to leave the city, and the state of Oregon has also sued
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A demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: ReutersA demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: Reuters
A demonstrator burns a flag during a protest against racial inequality in Portland, Oregon. City and state officials want federal police to leave the city. Photo: Reuters
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