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Michael Brown's shooting incident in Ferguson, Missouri

  • Michael Brown’s death anniversary: Protestors arrested

    Aug 11, 2015 - Violence marred a day of civil disobedience held to commemorate one year of Michael Brown’s death. Ferguson saw rowdy protestors throwing rocks and bottles at the police and several arrests were made on Monday. Media reports quoted the St. Louis County police saying that protestors had thrown frozen water bottles at officers, which forced the police to order the crowd to disperse or face arrests. Around 200 demonstrators marched from Christ Church Cathedral to the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse in St. Louis demanding the justice department to take action.

    Crowds mark first anniversary of Brown’s death, two shooting incidents reported
     
    Aug 10, 2015 - Two shooting incidents were reported on the day marking the first-anniversary of the shooting to death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. The shootings, which were reported on Sunday, spread panic among protesters and forced the police to call in more reinforcements. As per media reports, one of the incidents was an officer-involved shooting that occurred after the police came under heavy gunfire.

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    US: Protests in Ferguson continue; two policemen shot during demonstration

    Mar 12, 2015 - Protests have continued in Ferguson, a night after two policemen were shot during a demonstration.

    The officers were later released from hospital after being treated. The search for suspects in the shootings continues.

    Though Thursday’s demonstrations were largely peaceful, Ferguson remains on the edge. 

    Ferguson, a city in the US state of Missouri, first erupted in protests in 2014 after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

    Thomas Jackson, the police chief of Ferguson, announced his resignation after a federal report alleged widespread racial bias in the city’s police department.

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