Portland anti-police brutality protest turns violent with tear gas and flash grenades | AFP

Federal agents use tear gas and flash grenades after protesters attending a Portland civil rights rally knock down the fence of the Hatfield Federal Courthouse. The Portland protests are part of a global movement against police brutality sparked by the killing in May of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The mayor of Portland demanded the withdrawal of federal officers from the northwestern US city, accusing them of dangerously escalating the situation with abusive, unconstitutional tactics against protesters.

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