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Organizations and protesters are suing Trump for ordering violent resolution of protests in Washington

June 5, 2020

Civil rights organizations and personal protesters have filed a joint lawsuit against the President of the United States, Donald Trump, and the Attorney General of the Country, William Barr, for ordering “a coordinated and unprovoked police charge” to be dispelled earlier this week Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the White House.

The incident occurred last Monday afternoon in Lafayette Square in front of the US Presidency headquarters, where hundreds of people had raised their protest against the brutality of the police after the death of May 25 in racial police custody for the four black George Floyd Agents were indicted.

Around 6:30 p.m. local time, Trump decided to leave the White House to pay his respects in the nearby Bishop’s Church of San Juan. At the time, the police said the lawsuit was “a coordinated and unprovoked indictment against the crowd of demonstrators,” using “chemical irritants, rubber bullets, and sound cannons to disperse the crowd” to protect the president.

Organizations and protesters are suing Trump for ordering violent resolution of protests in WashingtonOrganizations and protesters are suing Trump for ordering violent resolution of protests in Washington

The lawsuit, filed by the Black Lives Matters DC organization and the District of Columbia’s American Civil Liberties Union, specifically accuses Trump, Barr, and other federal security officials “of violating the constitutional rights of demonstrators and participating in an action.” . ” illegal conspiracy to violate your rights. “