Portland protest says ‘U.S. out of Colombia!’

A militant group of demonstrators occupying a lane of traffic marched through the streets of Portland, Ore., May 8 chanting “U.S. out of Colombia” and “Israel and Colombia, U.S. puppets.”

Credit: Bridget

Cars driving around them honked in support of signs condemning U.S. financial and military aid to the right-wing regime in Colombia and its close ally, Israel. At a rally following the march, Lyn Neeley of Workers World Party said: “We need to put the blame for the violent repression in Colombia squarely on the shoulders of Washington.” 

–Report by WW Portland bureau

Workers World Portland, Oregon, bureau

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