Ferguson, Missouri: Clashes Between Police, Protesters Persist

Despite a new policing regime in Ferguson, Missouri, where black teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer last weekend, tension and clashes persist between police and protesters.

Police had come in for criticism for deploying a large number of militarized SWAT officers to contain protests that were sparked by Brown’s death. The protests also saw journalists being arrested, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon subsequently replaced local law-enforcement commanders with State Police, in an effort to calm tensions.Read More…..


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