During President Joe Biden’s visit to San Francisco for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit on Tuesday, November 14, police were involved in a confrontation with protesters during a Gaza ceasefire march. The clash was captured on video by Gabriel Joe Rivano Barros, who witnessed officers approaching protesters and brandishing their batons. The footage shows motorcycle officers adopting combative postures while individuals wearing yellow vests attempt to push the protesters back.
The APEC Summit, which lasted for two days, also sparked demonstrations on Wednesday. Protesters made efforts to block intersections and the entrance to the summit, as reported by local news outlets. The events surrounding the summit and the clashes with protesters highlight the ongoing tensions and activism surrounding international political issues.