Seattle Will Move to Dismantle Protest Zone, Mayor Says

Seattle’s mayor said that officials will move to wind down the blocks-long span of city streets taken over by protesters.

  • Published 23 June 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — Faced with growing pressure to crack down on an “occupied” protest zone following two weekend shootings, Seattle’s mayor said Monday that officials will move to wind down the blocks-long span of city streets taken over two weeks ago that President Donald Trump asserted is run by “anarchists.” Mayor Jenny Durkan said at a news conference that the violence was distracting from changes sought by thousands of peaceful protesters seeking to address racial… Read at AP News