Bulldozers crush camp at CHOP, Seattle’s cop-free zone

The clean up operation began at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone on Wednesday after police in the city reclaimed their precinct following the mayor’s early morning executive order to vacate the area. Bulldozers moved in and crushed the camp where protesters occupied several blocks around a park and the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct. Officers … Read more Bulldozers crush camp at CHOP, Seattle’s cop-free zone

CHOP occupants rebuild barricades in Seattle’s cop-free zone

Protesters at Seattle’s ‘occupied’ protest zone rebuilt barricades just minutes after the city tore them down Tuesday following two fatal shootings in the area.   Demonstrators have occupied several blocks around the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct and a park for about two weeks. Police had abandoned the precinct following clashes with protesters calling for an … Read more CHOP occupants rebuild barricades in Seattle’s cop-free zone