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USA: See THOUSANDS rally for Mike Brown01:05

USA: See THOUSANDS rally for Mike Brown

United States, St. Louis
October 11, 2014 at 13:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of people marched in downtown St. Louis Saturday, calling for justice over the police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown and for the arrest of Brown's shooter, the white police officer Darren Wilson. The protest comes as a part of the Weekend of Resistance, and marked two months since Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American, was fatally shot.

Protesters also called for the demilitarisation of police. Brown was killed August 9 in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.

The rally also comes three days after another black 18-year-old, Vonderrit Myers, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in St. Louis.

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Thousands of people marched in downtown St. Louis Saturday, calling for justice over the police shooting of unarmed teenager Mike Brown and for the arrest of Brown's shooter, the white police officer Darren Wilson. The protest comes as a part of the Weekend of Resistance, and marked two months since Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American, was fatally shot.

Protesters also called for the demilitarisation of police. Brown was killed August 9 in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.

The rally also comes three days after another black 18-year-old, Vonderrit Myers, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in St. Louis.

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