Seattle Protesters Establish "Autonomous Zone" After Police, National Guard Pull Out

Seattle Protesters Establish “Autonomous Zone” After Police, National Guard Pull Out

What began as an attempt by Seattle Police to ease tensions after a week of protests by retreating from the Capitol Hill neighborhood has resulted in the establishment of the so-called “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone”- a six-block section of town which Antifa and other activists have occupied, setting up barricades and claiming the area near the Seattle PD East Precinct as theirs.

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