Unrest in Portland as Kyle Rittenhouse verdict divides US

Police declare a riot in Oregon’s largest city as observers condemn discrepancy in how law enforcement treats militia supporters and anti-racism protesters

About 200 protesters in Portland, Oregon, broke windows and threw objects at police on Friday night as reaction poured in after a jury cleared Kyle Rittenhouse over the shooting deaths of two people at an anti-racism protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year.

Portland police declared a riot after “violent, destructive behavior by a significant part of the crowd”, with reports some talked about burning down the Justice Center.

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