Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler met with dozens of local groups on Wednesday to send a message ahead of the city's expected demonstrations this weekend: "Violence and hatred have no place here." Earlier this month, Wheeler issued a statement saying the city had received “unsettling information” that large groups of protesters “planned…
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler was joined by dozens of local groups on Wednesday to send a message ahead of the planned demonstrations in the metropolis this weekend: "Violence and hatred have no place here."
Earlier this month, Wheeler released a press announcing that the metropolis had “unsettling archives” that sizable groups of protesters “plan to use our thriving and beautiful metropolis – our home – as an environment, a stage where they plan complaints, some for reveal hate messages, and some with the real intention of committing violence ”on August 17.
Portland police said they tried to make contact with tournament organizers, but it is unclear if they were winning.
Local media has reported that several right focus groups are planning to hit the Oregon metropolis this weekend, and that anti-fascist counter-protesters must also search the streets.
Police also issued a scheme showing that there are a number of quiet events planned for Portland on Saturday – including the Portland Hot Sauce Expo, an adult soap derby and the Oregon Bigfoot Competition – as well as alleged protests in the heart of the metropolis.
Portland has been the web page for the masses of protests that became violent last year, most in an instant, an incident that occurred in June.
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