The mayors of more than ten of the largest cities in the United States declared that tyranny was established in the country.
In the United States, mayors of more than ten major cities have asked Congress to stop the actions of the security forces sent to them by President Donald Trump to establish order in the streets of the protests. Reported by CNN.
The mayors of Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Los Angeles, San Jose, Oakland, Tucson, Sacramento, Phoenix and Kansas City (Missouri) put their signatures on the document submitted to parliament.
According to them, Trump sent security officials to American cities without the approval of local authorities and mainly for political purposes. In addition, the security forces sent by the federal center often lack the skills to work with the population in crisis situations, and their actions mainly lead to the escalation of conflicts and an increase in violence.
In particular, in Portland, one of the protesters suffered a skull fracture after being shot by a member of the special squad. There was also a case when federal security forces grabbed a protester without introducing himself and forced him into a car without any identification marks.
“Such tactics can be expected from authoritarian regimes, and not from our democracy,” the mayors noted, adding that what is happening clearly indicates that tyranny has been established in the country.
They also believe that most of the protests taking place are peaceful, and Trump’s attempts to “cleanse” cities of protesters are an unprecedented violation of the fundamental constitutional rights of US citizens.
In this regard, the mayors called on Congress to immediately begin an investigation into this fact in relation to the president and his administration. They also sent a separate letter to the heads of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Homeland Security demanding the recall of the siloviki subordinate to them.
The Correspondent previously wrote about the cases of detention of Americans by the security forces.
For example, in Portland, protests have been going on for about two months, caused by the death of an African American George Floyd in police custody.