A protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPAA protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPA
A protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPA

Barr pushes ‘sedition’ charges for US protesters

  • US protesters demonstrating against police and racism could be charged with sedition, US media report
  • President Donald Trump has called for the Justice Department to heavily punish violent protesters

Topic |   Donald Trump
A protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPAA protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPA
A protester takes cover behind an umbrella as federal officers fire tear gas to disperse a protest in Portland, Oregon. File photo: DPA
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