The authorities of Portland have introduced a special regime in the city center in connection with the riots

Protests and riots do not cease in the largest city in Oregon from the end of May when the Minneapolis died George Floyd.

The authorities of Portland, the largest city in Oregon on the West coast of the United States, announced the introduction in the Central parts of the town, a special regime in connection with the riots that swept Portland for the third time over the past week.

The report of the riots was published after mass protesters attacked the Federal courthouse in downtown Portland.

According to local TV channel KOIN, around 1 am, protesters, began throwing stones and pyrotechnic charges at the building of the Hatfield Justice Center, which houses the Federal district court. Several people tried to start building barricades and fences in the area.

Portland police “did not approach the demonstrators because there was no threat to the safety of life,” the municipality said in a statement. At the same time, the city authorities stressed that the police did not use tear gas to disperse people.

In Portland, the protests and riots that began at the end of May immediately after the death of an African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis have not subsided. On Friday morning, rioters broke windows in the Federal courthouse and threw fireworks, which started a fire in the building.

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