Photos: ‘Patriot’ rally, counter-protesters, August 22, 2020

Protests

Rally began at noon, the 86th consecutive day of protests in Portland

A counter-protester was hit in the face during a ‘patriot’ rally near the Justice Center in downtown Portland, August 22, 2020 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Hundreds of demonstrators and counter-demonstrators filed in front of the Justice Center in downtown Portland Saturday.

A rally, organized by members of right-wing groups including Proud Boys was met by counter-protesters around 12:15 pm.

Federal officers declared an unlawful assembly at Terry Schrunk Plaza following hours of dueling demonstrations. One protester filmed a woman being punched allegedly by a member of the Proud Boys.

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