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Media narrative of peaceful Seattle CHOP zone turned upside down as mayor sends in police to stop violence

As protesters and armed anarchists seized control last month of a swath of Seattle's downtown that includes a police stationhouse, dubbing it Capitol Hill Organized Protest, the local and mainstream media largely echoed elected leaders by insisting it was a p…

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2:07pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Who owns the street? Seattle protest zone sparks property rights debate - Reuters

SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle the city's "autonomous zone", protesters and residents are squaring off over a question that has become integral to the Black Lives Matter movement: Who do a city's …

chop zone - Reuters
11:52am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police clear out CHOP protest zone - Reuters

City workers clear tents and plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

chop zone - Reuters
11:45am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police clear out CHOP protest zone | Reuters.com - Reuters UK

City workers clear tents and plywood as Seattle Police retake the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) area, July 1.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

chop zone - Reuters
11:45am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police clear protest zone after flares of violence - Reuters UK

Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal" and which had prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to call for action against demonstrators.

chop zone - Reuters
11:14am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police clear protest zone after flares of violence - Reuters Africa

Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal" and which had prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to call for action against demonstrators.

chop zone - Reuters
10:44am PDT - July 1st, 2020

More Than 20 Protesters Arrested as Seattle Police Clear ‘Occupied Protest’ Zone

Seattle police showed up in force at the city's “Capitol Hill occupied protest" zone, tearing down tents and using bicycles to herd protesters

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10:40am PDT - July 1st, 2020

UPDATE 4-Seattle police clear protest zone after flares of violence - Reuters UK

Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal" and which had prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to call for action against demonstrators.

chop zone - Reuters
9:27am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police clear CHOP zone, make arrests after mayor's executive order

Following "ongoing violence and public safety issues," Seattle's mayor has issued an executive order to clear the autonomous police-free zone.

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8:44am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police move in to clear protesters from Chop zone

A number of people are arrested in the zone, set up amid protests over the killing of George Floyd.

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8:05am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Seattle police mobilised to break-up 'occupied' protest zone

More than 100 officers with body armour, nightsticks, helmets and weapons swept into the 'CHOP' area early on Wednesday.

chop zone - Al Jazeera English
7:17am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Diminished but not dismantled, Seattle protest occupation enters fourth week - Reuters.com

Seattle crews on Tuesday used heavy machinery to remove some barricades around the city's "autonomous zone", as die-hard anti-racism demonstrators camped out for a fourth week despite legal and political pressure to end their protest.

chop zone - Reuters
9:03pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Diminished but not dismantled, Seattle protest occupation enters fourth week - Reuters India

Seattle crews on Tuesday used heavy machinery to remove some barricades around the city's "autonomous zone", as die-hard anti-racism demonstrators camped out for a fourth week despite legal and political pressure to end their protest.

chop zone - Reuters
8:52pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Two teenagers shot in Seattle's Chop autonomous zone

Officials are considering dismantling the zone, set up amid protests over the killing of George Floyd

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2:48am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Teenager killed, another wounded in shooting inside Seattle's occupied zone - USA TODAY

  1. Teenager killed, another wounded in shooting inside Seattle's occupied zone  USA TODAY
  2. Latest Seattle CHOP shooting kills 16-year-old boy, critically wounds 14-year-old boy  Fox News
  3. One man is dead and another wounded after Seattl…

    chop zone - USA Today
    2:32pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

One Killed in Shooting Near Seattle ‘Autonomous Zone’

Several shootings have occurred in or near the six-block area of the CHOP, leading many protesters to leave.

chop zone - National Review
6:54am PDT - June 29th, 2020

Protesters Won't Leave Autonomous Zone in Seattle as Tensions Rise...

Protesters Won't Leave Autonomous Zone in Seattle as Tensions Rise... (First column, 8th story, link) Related stories:Minneapolis council puts plan to abolish police in motion... 'I'm young Black man who used to oppose Black Lives Matte…

chop zone - The Wall Street Journal
6:19am PDT - June 27th, 2020

Seattle Autonomous Zone Begins to Disband as Protesters Leave the Area

The "Capitol Hill Occupied Protest" (CHOP) moved towards disintegration on Thursday as protesters began leaving the area.

chop zone - National Review
1:58pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

Seattle Businesses, Residents Sue City for ‘Extensive Harm’ for Allowing ‘Autonomous Zone’

“CHOP participants have been observed carrying guns in the public streets and parks in broad daylight,” the suit states.

chop zone - National Review
8:42am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Seattle police investigate new shooting near autonomous zone - Reuters India

Seattle police on Tuesday said they were investigating a third shooting in the Capitol Hill neighborhood near the city's "autonomous zone," a day after the mayor vowed to dismantle the encampment set up by anti-racism protesters.

chop zone - Reuters
8:28pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

UPDATE 1-Seattle police investigate new shooting near autonomous zone - Reuters

Seattle police on Tuesday said they were investigating a third shooting in the Capitol Hill neighborhood near the city's "autonomous zone," a day after the mayor vowed to dismantle the encampment set up by anti-racism protesters.

chop zone - Reuters
4:58pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Weeks After Police First Cleared Protestors, the President’s Neighborhood Is Once Again a Battleground in the Racial Justice Movement

Demonstrations over racial justice have continued in dozens of cities across the nation for the past several weeks, but few protest sites have illustrated the dissonance between the Trump Administration and the Black Lives Matter movement as strikingly as wha…

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4:41pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Twitter puts warning notice on Trump tweet for 'abusive behavior' - Reuters

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had placed a warning notice on a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against abusive behavior.

chop zone - Reuters
12:19pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Seattle officials vow to dismantle CHOP 'autonomous zone'

Shootings in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood have city officials vowing to retake control of the local police precinct.

chop zone - Al Jazeera English
12:15pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Future of Seattle’s protest zone uncertain as police promise to return after shootings - Washington Post

  1. Future of Seattle’s protest zone uncertain as police promise to return after shootings  Washington Post
  2. Seattle will move to dismantle 'CHOP' zone after shootings, mayor says  Fox News
  3. Seattle Protest Zone 'CHOP' Constantly Changin…

    chop zone - The Washington Post
    4:09am PDT - June 23rd, 2020