Hundreds of protesters across Lebanon gathered to protest the Central Bank’s mishandling of hyperinflation and soaring gas prices in the country. Demonstrators blocked off roads, placing barricades, and burning tires to pressure the Lebanese government to act with competence on the problem.
40 protesters gathered in Portland for a Black Lives Matter march after the decision made by the DOJ to acquit the murderer of Tamir Rice, moving from Director Park to SW Jefferson Street and then dispersing without any arrests made. Windows were broken, buildings were spray-painted, and paintballs were fired.
Demonstrators for the Los Angeles Tenants’ Union protested in front of the house of Kathryn Barger (Chair of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors) against evictions that have insofar not been canceled by the Supervisor. They joined forces with Hillside Villa and the Los Angeles Center for Community Law and Action.
Protesters in Portland were first dispersed by the police after an unlawful assembly was declared, with a few protesters arrested and the demonstrators pushed down the road. A man was later seen pointing a gun at a member of the press, then exiting his car to yell ‘All Lives Matter!’ at the crowd. No one was harmed during the altercation.