After the death of African-American man George Floyd, protests broke out across America with some cities suffering worst protests than other.
Seattle City in Washington State has experienced intense standoffs between the protesters and police. Chaz Autonomous Region Inside US
PROTEST AND RIOTS
By June 3, at least 11,000 people had been arrested More than 22 have been confirmed dead
THEY HAVE RELEASED A CHARTER WITH SPECIFIC DEMANDS.
Local governance in the Zone is decentralized, with the goal of creating a neighborhood without police.
Purported demands associated with the Zone include rent control, the reversal of gentrification, the abolition or defunding of police, funding of community health, and the dropping of charges against those arrested for involvement in the protests.
The North-Western of Seattle in Washington State has seen of the ferocious clashes with police since the (George Floyd) Black Lives Matter protest movement began.
As a result, the police force of Seattle and local government ceded ground to the protestors on 8th June 2020, giving them an area to peacefully challenge without the chance of brutality flare-up between police and protestors.
This has led to the formation of what is being known as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, or Chaz for short.
IMPLICATIONS ON U.S SOCIETY
USA is heading towards elections and these protests will play a crucial role in deciding who will win
If Donald Trump comes down hard on these protestors and then wins 2020 elections, it could cause a major divide in the U.S society Chaz Autonomous Region Inside US