WORLD Portland police arrest around 100 amid new wave of protests

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Portland police arrest around 100 amid new wave of protests

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14:27, March 14, 2021

The police in Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon arrested about 100 protesters on Friday night amid a new wave of protests over the death of George Floyd.

Federal officers charge demonstrators outside the Mark Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland, Oregon, U.S., March 11, 2021. (Photo: CFP)

Local police said on Saturday that a group of protesters began marching in northwest Portland and blocked traffic at 9 p.m. on Friday. Some began breaking building windows shortly after.

Thirteen individuals have been charged with committing crimes, the police said.


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