Portland observes peaceful protests as feds take a step back

After more than 60 days of violent protests, Portland finally saw peaceful protests without tear gas and no arrests as the federal agents took a step back and let the local police handle the situation. After months of violent reports, here are some pictures from a peaceful protest.

Silent protests

As the federal agents took a back step, there were no clashes between the local police officials and protestors.

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On stand-by

Federal law enforcement officers were on stand-by, though. In this picture, the agents can be seen at a garage door after a vehicle left the Justice Center facility in Portland.

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Against racial inequality

The protestors have been staging demonstrations against racial inequality and police violence in the state of Oregon since after the death of George Floyd.

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Weapons dropped

Piles of umbrellas attached with Lacrosse sticks were seen on the ground instead of protestors holding them to protect themselves.

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No arrests

This was the first time in more than 60 days when no arrests were made and no tear gas was used on the protestors.

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Trump's criticism failed

The peaceful protests took place hours after Donald Trump criticised Oregon Governor for not being able to handle the situation 'properly'.

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