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USA: Ferguson protesters mark one year since death of Mike Brown01:19

USA: Ferguson protesters mark one year since death of Mike Brown

United States, Ferguson
August 9, 2015 at 02:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Ferguson to commemorate the first anniversary of the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, Saturday. Brown was shot on August 9, 2014.

Protesters could be heard chanting anti-police slogans, waving and sometimes dragging US flags, and holding placards including ones showing solidarity with Sandra Bland. No incidents were recorded and the protest remained peaceful.

Actions have been called across the United States to demand justice for Brown, whose killing ignited racial tensions and sparked month-long protests, with heavily-militarised police squads being deployed on the ground. Wilson was acquitted for the killing by a grand jury on November 25.

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Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Ferguson to commemorate the first anniversary of the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, Saturday. Brown was shot on August 9, 2014.

Protesters could be heard chanting anti-police slogans, waving and sometimes dragging US flags, and holding placards including ones showing solidarity with Sandra Bland. No incidents were recorded and the protest remained peaceful.

Actions have been called across the United States to demand justice for Brown, whose killing ignited racial tensions and sparked month-long protests, with heavily-militarised police squads being deployed on the ground. Wilson was acquitted for the killing by a grand jury on November 25.

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