Viewers can observe what’s happening around the rainbow crosswalk as well as … [202][203], Late at night on July 23, a group of 150 people returned to the Capitol Hill neighborhood and vandalized several businesses, including a shop owned by a relative of one of the police officers who fatally shot Charleena Lyles, a pregnant black woman, at home in 2017. [24] The protesters united around three main demands: 1) cut Seattle's $409 million police budget by 50 percent, 2) shift funding to community programs and services in historically black communities, and 3) ensure that protesters would not be charged with crimes. '"[145] However, Young was outside the zone during the shooting. [128][129], On June 15, KIRO-TV reported a break-in and fire at an auto shop located near the zone, to which the SPD did not respond;[130] Police Chief Best later stated that officers observed the building from a distance and saw no sign of disturbance. [18][23] Over 12,000 complaints were filed about the police response to the demonstrations, and members of the Seattle City Council questioned how many weapons had in fact been thrown at the police. 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The zone was formed following the Seattle Police Department's sudden abandonment of the East Precinct after … [141], On June 7, the day prior to the zone's founding, a man drove into a crowd of protesters. Earlier a video was uploaded showing him getting into a physical altercation with another protestor. [62], Seattle had previously been the location of other mass protests,[63] such as the 1999 WTO protests[64] and Occupy Seattle. Known as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) at first, several protesters in the area made a push for the name to better reflect its purpose and renamed the roughly six-block area. "[200], Protests continued in the streets of Seattle after the sweep of the CHOP zone. Participants created a block-long "Black Lives Matter" mural,[27] provided free film screenings in the open street,[28] and performed live music. RS. Life In The Zone. [3][177], After reclaiming the East Precinct, the SPD maintained road blocks in the area and restricted access to local residents, workers and business proprietors. [57][58][59], Capitol Hill is a densely populated residential district situated on a steep hill just east of Seattle's downtown central business district. [79] One entrance to the zone's territory was marked by a barrier reading "You Are Entering Free Capitol Hill" on June 9. [91], The Seattle Times on June 11 reported that restaurant owners in the area had an uptick in walk-up business and a concomitant reduction in delivery costs. [95], Vegetable gardens began to materialize prior to June 11 in Cal Anderson Park, where activists started to grow a variety of food products from seedlings. [18] Near midnight on June 8, tear gas was deployed again, despite the mayor's ban. Protesters in Portland, Oregon and in Asheville, North Carolina tried to create autonomous zones but were stopped by police. An Exceedingly Chill Day at the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone by Rich Smith • Jun 11, 2020 at 12:40 am Tweet It's getting there. Supplies currently split between 11th/Pike and the precinct building entrance. Senator Ted Cruz from Texas stated that the zone was "endangering people's lives". It was formed after several nights of intense, sometimes violent standoffs between police and protesters; eventually, police ceded the area surrounding a precinct to the protesters. [23], The zone was a self-organizing space without official leadership. "[145], Armed police eventually entered the zone in riot gear but were informed by protesters that "The victim left the premises! YOU ARE NOW LEAVING THE USA. Seattle, WA 98122. A 16-year-old African American male named Antonio Mays Jr. was killed and a 14-year-old male was in critical condition with gunshot injuries. [57] The night of July 19, according to SPD statements, saw vandalism in the Capitol Hill area and a firework thrown into the East Precinct, starting a small fire that was rapidly extinguished. "[164] The following day, Best said the police had not received "any formal reports" of extortion, and the Greater Seattle Business Association said they "found no evidence of this occurring". Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone updates: Friday actions for ‘a new generation’ and a general strike, and yes, CHAZ does, indeed, attract the worst kind of people (Tim Eyman) Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 5:34 pm by jseattle "[61], On June 16, a deal was struck between CHOP representatives and the city to "rezone" the occupied area to allow better street access for businesses and local services. CHAZ/CHOP is a police-free occupancy protest established in the wake of the global Black Lives Matters protests following the murder of George Floyd by police in May 2020. This is not a game. Welcome to the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, where Seattle protesters gather without police June 10, 2020 at 7:37 pm Updated June 11, 2020 at 7:21 am East Pine Street reopens to at least pedestrian traffic after Seattle police closed the East Precinct. Journalist Andy Ngo wrote, “Seattle @MayorJenny is allowing a dangerous situation to fester. For other uses, see, Outside threats from Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer, From the streets to the CHOP how Seattle's protests have evolved, 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation, 2020 deployment of federal forces in the United States, "Seattle Police Investigate Shooting Inside CHAZ", "Armed protesters protect East Precinct police building after officers leave area", "Seattle protesters set up 'autonomous zone' after police evacuate precinct", "The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone Renames, Expands, and Adds Film Programming", "Protesters have occupied part of Seattle's Capitol Hill for a week. [34] SPD Chief Carmen Best expressed that the department was looking to reduce their footprint,[35] but later clarified that officials aimed to return officers to the precinct, as it was paramount they were able to respond to calls in a timely fashion. "[31] On June 14, USA Today reported a festive environment, comparing the protest to a miniature version of Burning Man. [38] The new layout was posted on Mayor Durkan's blog, which explained: "The City is committed to maintaining space for community to come to together, protest and exercise their first amendment rights. "[33] On June 22 the Star Tribune reported that at night the atmosphere would become charged, as demonstrators marched and armed volunteer guards kept watch. A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are facing hate crime charges, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office district attorney's office said Tuesday. [52] Police have made no arrests in any of the shootings at CHOP since June 20. [164][165] Governor Jay Inslee, on the same day, said the zone was "unpermitted" but "largely peaceful". [112] The name change was the result of a consensus to de-emphasize occupation, and for better accuracy. Ever since activists set up their Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, … [21] City, county, and state representatives joined demonstrators on the front lines on June 6, when flash bangs and pepper spray were used on the crowd. Compassion and law-enforcement should not be mutually exclusive. ", "Meet CHOP's original house band: Seattle's Marshall Law Band soundtracks a movement", "Seattle Autonomous Zone Videos: What It's Like Inside the CHAZ", "In Seattle's Capitol Hill autonomous protest zone, some Black leaders express doubt about white allies", "Abolish the Police? [79] Barriers were set up on Pine Street for several blocks to stop incoming vehicles. [35] City Council member Kshama Sawant, who belongs to the Trotskyist Socialist Alternative party, spoke to the occupants of Cal Anderson Park on June 8, 2020. SPD resumed the use of tear gas (despite the mayor's ban), and released pepper spray and flash bangs on protesters at 11th and Pine. [23], Police boarded up and vacated the East Precinct in the afternoon of June 8, which Chief Best described as an effort to "de-escalate the situation and rebuild trust". "[114] Other media reported the name change on June 15 (King5 and The Stranger), June 16 (Vox), and June 17 (Crosscut). [184] National Review contrasted the mainstream media coverage of the zone, which they deemed as sympathetic, to the negative coverage of the 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation. YOU ARE NOW LEAVING THE USA. [146], Emergency dispatchers received the first reports of gunshots (at 10th Avenue and East Pine Street) at 2:19 a.m.[144] A 19-year-old black man, Horace Lorenzo Anderson Jr, was transported to Harborview Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds by volunteer medics, but was pronounced dead shortly afterward, at 2:53 a.m.[143][147][148][13] A local rapper known as "Lil Mob", Anderson had graduated from high school the previous day. ", "Notorious 'Proud Boy' arrested in Oregon after fighting in Seattle's CHOP zone", "Proud Boy Jailed After Being Caught on Video in Seattle Protest Zone", "In Portland, A Roving Right-Wing Gang "Demasks" Left-Wing Activists", "Portland Police Built a Convincing Case Against Tusitala "Tiny" Toese for a June 2018 Assault. We need to be able to get back into the area. Best indicated officers would go into the zone if there were threats to public safety: "I think that the picture has been painted in many areas that shows the city is under siege," she added. Atlanta Braves Fan Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone Member since Feb 2012 60878 posts. '"[30], On June 22, the Mayor of Seattle and the Chief of Police stated in a press conference that the police would reoccupy the East Precinct "peacefully and in the near future". The image of the gunman is from a Getty Images photo that was taken on June 10 at what is known as the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” protest area. In 1965, during the Civil Rights Movement, after an unarmed black man was shot by an SPD officer, community leaders began following the police to observe & record their interactions with the black community - named freedom patrols. [142][75] The victim suffered a gunshot wound in his upper right arm but was expected to recover fully within a year. These ugly Anarchists must be stopped IMMEDIATELY. Others paint a different picture", "Confusion, anger in Seattle Police Dept. CAPITOL HILL AUTONOMOUS ZONE. Washington state black lives memorial set up by precinct on 12th Ave. Voter registration tent set up next to Rejuvination Station in playfield, To-be-opened Health Justice Space set up next to People's Community Clinic, Dog food available in front of security tent, 20 planter boxes constructed in community garden, Ben & Jerry's food truck sets up on 11th in daytime for free ice cream, 1:30 p.m. – Native American heritage celebration; Salish tipi set up around 12th/Pine plaza, 2/4/7 p.m. - "Resilience practice" (yoga) in north Cal Anderson Park, focusing on movement, stillness and voice, 4 p.m. – "This Ain't a Picnic: A Musical, Educational Sit-in" followed by open mic in 12th/Pine plaza, 9 p.m. – Basic self-defense course near Co-op; tipi moved to north playfield (one day only), "Tunnel" set up underneath still-expanding Co-op tents for easier access to George Floyd/BLM memorial, Community garden irrigation & greenhouse projects started, Health Justice Space moved to park & opened, 9:45 a.m. – SDOT begins to put up concrete + wooden block barriers in attempt to restore, 2:30 p.m. – No Cop Co-op begins to move to 11th/Pike (not due to city/county request); never completed (see Wednesday update), 6:30 p.m. – General assembly in Cal Anderson Park (planned daily; new time), 9:15 p.m. – Attempted manual installation of BLM raised fist sculpture behind Cal Anderson Park Reflecting Pool, 3 a.m. – No Cop Co-op disbands due to internal conflict. 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[38] CHOP continued to shrink in size following shootings in or near the zone on June 20, 21, and 23[39][40] when some occupiers left. re: Florida couple abandons 3 babies in 3 years at same apartment complex Posted by Pettifogger on 4/22/20 at 12:09 pm to Wtodd. [8] She called for the protesters to turn the precinct into a community center for restorative justice. In a separate incident, the Fox News website ran articles about protests in Seattle; however, the accompanying photo of a burning city was actually taken in Saint Paul, Minnesota the previous month. The Mayor of Seattle and Gov. CAPITOL HILL AUTONOMOUS ZONE. (Organizer who calls herself "Mama Bird" attempts to dismantle & move the Co-op to 11th/Pike overnight – perhaps at request of Rhino Room/Rancho Bravo Tacos – with hazardous materials and food left out, leaving the task uncompleted. [134], Proud Boys affiliate and known brawler, Tusitala "Tiny" Toese was filmed in the zone punching a man and breaking his cell phone on June 15. [89] Organizers pitched tents next to the former precinct in order to hold the space. [142][151] CHOP representatives alleged that the individuals involved had a history, which seemed to escalate because of "gang affiliations". [78], The zone was initially centered around the East Precinct building. "[109] On August 7, The New York Times described the zone as police abolition put into practice, reporting that police generally did not respond to calls in the zone. [22][75] The situation further intensified that evening after 8 pm, when a demonstrator was shot while trying to slow down a vehicle being driven at excessive speed towards a crowd of 1,000 protesters on 11th Avenue and East Pine Street; the driver then exited the vehicle with a gun and walked towards the police line, where he was taken into custody without further incident. [205][206] The Department of Homeland Security deployed an undisclosed number of federal agents to Seattle on July 23, without notifying local officials, adding to anxieties for the city's residents. But Prosecutors Didn't Take It to Court", "Patriot Prayer's Most Prolific Fighter Arrested By Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Released Without Posting Bail", "Seattle Police Department Blotter on CHOP Clearance Order", "One dead, one in critical condition in early morning shooting at Capitol Hill protest zone known as CHOP", "Teen who died in CHOP shooting wanted 'to be loved,' those who knew him recall", "After early morning shooting in CHOP, occupied area returns to its new normal", "Man critically injured in CHOP shooting says he was the victim of a racial attack", "Seattle police claimed protesters blocked way to dying man. [20] It stretched north to East Denny Way, east to 12th Avenue (and partially 13th Avenue), south to East Pike, and west to Broadway. [75], In the early morning hours of June 20, two people were shot in separate incidents in the Capitol Hill neighborhood at the edge of the protest zone. Community Organization. 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The mayor announced that officials are working with the community to bring the zone to an end. In addition to two homicides and two non-fatal shootings, the increase included narcotics use, violent crimes such as rape, robbery, and assault, and elevated gang activity. The Fox News homepage on June 11 displayed an image from May 30 protests in St. Paul, Minnesota, to illustrate a story about Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. [182], USA Today described the zone as a "protest haven",[103] while the World Socialist Web Site described it as an "anarchistic commune". home demands photos watch live FAQ International Solidarity Event Calendar Media. [115][116][12][117], There was internal debate over how many demands to put forward, as some believed the protests were the start of a larger revolution while others asserted police brutality should remain as the immediate focus. A new website has popped up this week, detailing the demands of the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, also known as CHAZ.. Over 100 Photos of the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. "[157], At the same press conference, Police Chief Best spoke of "groups of individuals engaging in shootings, a rape, assault, burglary, arson and property destruction." Raz Simone is not in charge. [127] Volunteers within the area also formed an informal group to provide security, with an emphasis on de-escalation tactics and preventing vandalism. [11][137] He has been described as "the right-wing protester most frequently arrested in Portland. WELCOME TO FREE CAPITOL. He was intercepted by a protester who reached into his car and tried to stop him, before being shot by the driver. [90], During the occupation, area businesses hired private protection services, including Iconic Global, Homeland Patrol Division, and Fortress Security, which deployed men and women, some in uniform and others in plainclothes, armed with AR-15 style rifles and pepper spray, to patrol the zone on foot and in SUVs. On June 9, U.S. [20] Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a ban on tear gas on June 5. 2.8K likes. [24][25][26] Within the first few days of formation, activity in the area rapidly expanded into a number of directions including the arts, music, dialog and resource exchange. [110] Although the zone fell within the restricted area subject to Mayor Durkan's May 30 emergency order prohibiting the use of weapons including guns,[124][125] her ban did not mandate enforcement. Mayor Jenny Durkan called the creation of the zone an attempt to "de-escalate interactions between protesters and law enforcement", while Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said that her officers would look at different approaches to "reduce [their] footprint" in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This is not a game. [7] An area at 11th and Pine was set aside as the "Decolonization Conversation Café", a discussion area with daily topics. Not only is this rumour incredibly racist, it's flat out false. "We cannot let acts of violence define this movement for change," she said, adding that the city "will not allow for gun violence to continue in the evenings around Capitol Hill." Six blocks of downtown Seattle have been declared the ‘Free Capitol Hill Zone’ or ‘Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone’ (CHAZ), according to area activists that have taken control of Seattle PD’s East Precinct, on 12th Avenue and E. Pine Street. Always Open. Free gas masks from some guy’s sedan. ", "Seattle issues 30-day ban on tear gas at protests", "Seattle-area protests: Live updates for Sunday, June 7", "Seattle's CHOP Went Out With Both a Bang and a Whimper", "Seattle Police Clear Capitol Hill Protest Zone After Mayor Issues Emergency Order", "Huge Black Lives Matter mural in progress on Capitol Hill street", "What's Going On in CHAZ, the Seattle Autonomous Zone? It's not a military junta. Protesters establish the "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone" after days of protests against police brutality. A cyclist rides near a sign that reads "You are now entering free Cap Hill," Thursday, June 11, 2020, inside what is being called the "Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone" in Seattle. Twitter placed a public interest notice on Trump's tweet for violating the company's policy against abusive behavior—"specifically," Twitter explained, "the presence of a threat of harm against an identifiable group. A fence section formerly used as a barricade against protesters who established what they call an autonomous zone in Seattle, Wash., June 9, 2020. [186] "Fox's coverage contributed to the appearance of armed unrest", stated The Washington Post. [3][17][54][55][56] Protests continued in the streets of Seattle, and the CHOP site, in the following days and months. … [172] Stating that they do not wish "to undermine CHOP participants' message or present a counter-message", the plaintiffs declared that their legal rights were "overrun" by the city's "unprecedented decision to abandon and close off an entire city neighborhood", isolating them from the city's services. [169] On June 18, unease was reportedly being expressed by many black protesters about the zone and its use of Black Lives Matter slogans. What about Raz Simone? "[158], On June 23, there was a third shooting near the zone, leaving a man in his thirties with wounds that were not life-threatening. "[192] In Philadelphia, a group established an encampment that was compared to the Seattle occupation; however, their primary focus was not autonomy but to protest Philadelphia's anti-homelessness laws. And a search for answers in Tacoma. [32] The New York Times later contrasted Durkan's words with descriptions provided by local businesspeople, reporting "encampments overtaking the sidewalks... roving bands of masked protesters smashing windows and looting [and] [y]oung white men wielding guns ... harangu[ing] customers. "[53] On July 1, 2020, after the mayor issued an executive order, Seattle police cleared the area of protesters and reclaimed the East Precinct station. [168] Most of the people interviewed by Vox had participated in the protests, but most did not feel safe walking in the area at night, especially in late June. No, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone has no leader or formal governance right now. The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ),[6] also known as Free Capitol Hill,[7][8] the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest,[9][10] or the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP),[11][12][13][14] was an occupation protest and self-declared autonomous zone[1] in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. [5] Mayor Durkan described the area on June 11 as four blocks in Seattle with a "block party" atmosphere, a common occurrence for Capitol Hill, stating, "It's not an armed takeover. [99][100] On June 9, an outdoor cinema with a sound system and projector was set up and used to screen open-air movies including 13th (2016), a documentary by Ava DuVernay about racism and mass incarceration, and Paris Is Burning (1990), a documentary film from Jennie Livingston. Getty Images Inside the "Autonomous Zone" [73] On June 5, Mayor Jenny Durkan and SPD Chief Carmen Best announced a 30-day ban on the use of tear gas. [82] On June 17, KING-TV reported that some are frustrated with the occupation of the area near their homes. "[86], On June 30, police and other city employees removed a number of the concrete barricades, while concentrating others into an area closer to the East Precinct. [11][30] This group of the Proud Boys aimed to confront what they called "authoritarian behaviour" by the protesters, with the resulting video of the clashes going viral. cut funding for city police by fifty percent; redistribute the funds into community efforts such as restorative justice and health care; and. [43][44] On June 28, she met with protesters and informed them that the city planned to remove most barricades and limit the area with activists to the East Precinct building and the street directly in front of it. Free snacks at the No-Cop Co-op. [70], The formation of the zone was preceded by a week of tense interactions in the Capitol Hill neighborhood that began on June 1, when protesters and police in full riot gear began to face off at a police barricade near the SPD's East Precinct building. [22], During the daytime on June 7, police installed sturdier barricades around the East Precinct and boarded up its windows. [12], Protesters held frequent town halls to decide strategy and make plans. We do not request reform, we demand abolition.… This means 100% of funding, including existing pensions for Seattle Police.… In the transitionary period between now and the dismantlement of the Seattle Police Department, we demand that the use of armed force be banned entirely.... We demand the abolition of imprisonment…[119], Other demands by the Collective included:[119][120][121], On June 10, approximately 1,000 protesters marched inside the Seattle City Hall demanding the resignation of Mayor Durkan. 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