Protesters Set American Flag Alight Outside Portland Courthouse

Protests erupted in Portland, Oregon, with some demonstrators lighting fires outside the Mark Hatfield Federal Courthouse on the evening of Thursday, March 11.

A video uploaded by Independent Media PDX shows a protester wearing a face covering pouring a flammable substance on an American flag and setting it alight outside the courthouse.

According to local reports, at least one person was arrested outside Mark Hatfield Federal Courthouse after a demonstrator “resisted arrest and punched an officer in the face.” Credit: Independent Media PDX via Storyful