Antifa protesters holding a vigil for a man shot to death by Portland police made it clear Saturday that they were taking over, and there was no room for anything else but obedience to mob rule.
The raw violence was captured by Brandon Farley, who in his Twitter profile says he captures “disruptive events in downtown Portland, Oregon.”
Warning: the following embedded videos contain strong language.
Protesters blocked the road and directed traffic where to go during the #PatrickKimmons vigil. Needless to say, it went off without a hitch.
[October 6th – 6pm – SW 4th and Harvey Milk st.]
–#pdxtraffic #Downtown #Oregon #March #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #Antifa #Portland pic.twitter.com/lfKfw9lxQl
— Brandon Farley (@FarleyFilms) October 8, 2018
At one point, protesters blocked off an intersection as though they were the police and refused to let drivers pass.
A woman, asked by a driver why traffic was rerouted, had no time to explain.
“Because I told you to,” she said.
Various videos posted to Twitter show protesters threatening elderly drivers who did not understand what was going on.
Antifa protesters swarmed one car when it did not comply.
“Yeah brother, yeah you little white little f—er,” said one protester. “The First Amendment. Get the f— down the road.”
In the video, he appeared to notice that the car was registered in North Carolina and called the driver a “little white supremacist.”
“Go back to North Carolina where you came from. We don’t need your KKK in Portland, Oregon,” the protester said.
“I’m in the middle of the intersection and (the protesters) are blocking traffic,” one confused driver says into his phone.“We’re not here to riot. We’re here for justice,” said Charles Kimmons, who is related to victim Patrick Kimmons, according to Oregon Live. “We need to fight this all the way to the end. These cops need to be locked up.”
Police have said that Patrick Kimmons was shot at about 3 a.m. on Sept. 30 when police, responding to a call of a shooting, encountered Kimmons, who was armed.
Antifa has been on a rampage in Portland since June, when protesters blocked the offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and neither city officials nor police did anything to help the federal workers targeted.
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