Protesters Burn American Flags in Seattle During Demonstrations on Biden Inauguration Day

Protesters burned American flags in Seattle’s streets on January 20 during demonstrations coinciding with the inauguration of Joe Biden as president of the United States.

Seattle’s Department of Transportation urged commuters to seek alternative routes while the protests were ongoing.

An Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle was left damaged and vandalised, according to Seattle police.

Video posted to Twitter by Brendan Gutenschwager shows people clad in black attire marching in the street and burning flags at an intersection.

Similar protests timed with Biden’s inauguration occurred in Portland, Oregon, which featured the vandalism of the Oregon Democratic Party’s headquarters. Credit: Brendan Gutenschwager via Storyful