The following is a collection of social media posts, pictures, videos, and articles detailing events in Portland, Oregon. Note it's far from comprehensive. Discretion is advised if you plan on watching the videos.
05/31/2020 * 06/03/2020 * 06/11/2020 * 06/12/2020 * 06/19/2020 * 06/20/2020 * 06/26/2020 * 06/27/2020 * 06/28/2020 * 06/30/2020 * 07/04/2020 *
May 31, 2020
The above tweet reads: "PORTLAND PD AGREED TO TAKE A KNEE WITH PROTESTORS. THE MEDIA GOT THEIR PHOTOS IN. IMMEDIATELY GAS MASKS WERE PUT ON AND GASSED AN ENTIRE PARK" -@starrydani
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June 11, 2020
Medic account of June 11 in Facebook post. Name redacted to protect source. Post reads:
Video of flashbang thrown without warning, protestors being kettled. Video found on Facebook.
June 12, 2020
Police twist protestor's neck.
Retweet comment reads: "For those of you unfamiliar with Portland public health and local politics, @KatNStevens is a board member of a medical clinic, and @GregoryMcKelvey is the campaign manager for a mayoral candidate."
Video from that night's protest:
June 19-20 2020
Posted on Facebook. Post reads: "I meant to post sarcastic and silly observations from the sacred fence tonight, but within five minutes of arriving I saw a girl get shot in the arm. PoliCe culture is really killing comedy."
Posted on Facebook the following day in the early hours of the morning. Post reads: "The police opened fire tonight with zero warning.
"They're, like, super not supposed to do that. But, whatever.
There was a dude who got shot straight in the side of the head. He bled everywhere and needed to be bandaged multiple times throughout the evening. Crazy motherfucker kept coming back for more.
We could feel the bullets whizzing past our bodies. All that really got me was a pepper ball, which I call, "the spicy air."
Lotsa kids took direct hits though."
June 27, 2020
Video of police officers' running charge at protestors.
June 28, 2020
Attempted vehicular violence. Facebook post reads: "HEADS UP someone tried to drive into the crowd in downtown Portland again tonight."
June 30, 2020
Video of journalist being arrested. Journalist is visibly vomiting from tear gas exposure.
July 2, 2020
Tweet from ACLU reads: "BREAKING: A federal court has issued a temporary restraining order blocking Portland police from stopping journalists and legal observers from covering and observing protests.
The order, which comes in a lawsuit filed by the @ACLU_OR, is a victory for the First Amendment.
July 4, 2020
Photo of riot police
Video of protest, tear gas deployment