Oregon will sue the security forces for actions at the protests
The attorney General of Oregon, Ellen Rosenblum announced its intention to file a lawsuit against several Federal law enforcement agencies for their actions during the protests in Portland, where the riots have not stopped for a month and a half, said on Saturday, local TV channel OPB.
Rosenblum wants to achieve a temporary ban on police detentions, arguing that those held for no apparent reason. Defendants are the Department of homeland security, U.S. marshals, Customs and border protection service and the Federal security service of the United States.
In addition, the Prosecutor announced the intention to initiate a criminal investigation shot one of the police officers from "lethal weapons" in your head 26-year-old protester who was seriously injured and is a week in the hospital. This case is already being investigated at the Federal level, with the filing of a Federal Prosecutor for Oregon Billy Williams.
Mayor Ted Wheeler earlier demanded the withdrawal of Federal forces from Portland.
According to the channel, the last days of the Federal law enforcement officers are patrolling the town in cars without identification marks and have been detained without explanation. As of Friday, the Federal prosecution in connection with the riots were brought against 13 suspects.
The Federal agencies have arrived in the city on the eve of independence Day on 4 July. Since then, they have provided protection to the Federal courthouse and helped the local police to disperse the protests.
In late may - early June in U.S. cities have been mass protests and riots after a white police officer during the arrest killed the African American George Floyd. Local demonstrations continue until now.