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Portland man accused of fatal train stabbing has outburst in court

Jeremy Joseph Christian, accused of killing two men as they shielded a woman from his anti-Muslim denunciation, hollered: You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism!

The man accused of fatally stabbing two men in Portland, Oregon, when they tried to shield young women from his anti-Muslim denunciation, established repeated outbursts in tribunal on Tuesday, including call: You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism!

Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was in Multnomah County courtroom Tuesday afternoon for his first tribunal appearing on two countings of crime worsened slaughter and other charges for the Friday attack.

Authorities suppose Christian started verbally abusing two young women, including one wearing a hijab. Three mortals on the train intervened before police suppose Christian attacked them, killing two and wounding one.

As Christian went into the courtroom he wailed out: Free lecture or expire, Portland! You got no safe region. This is America. Get out if you dont like free speech!

Standing behind glass partitions in the defendants region, he continued: Death to the enemies of America. Leave this country if you detest our freedom. Death to Antifa! You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism! You hear me? Die.

As he finished his statement, a crowd of about 30 anti-fascist objectors who were watching a livestream on their phones, could be heard wailing outside the courtroom doors.

On Friday, authorities suppose, Jeremy Christian started verbally abusing two young women, including one wearing a hijab, on a light-rail civilize. Police say when three other mortals on the civilize, including surviving victim Micah Fletcher, intervened, Christian attacked them. The other two men, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Rick Best, 53, were killed.

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