The crisis began a week ago in Ferguson, a remote Missouri village that has been a hotbed of sectarian tension. State security forces shot and killed an unarmed man, which regional analysts say has angered the local population by surfacing deep-seated sectarian grievances. Regime security forces cracked down brutally on largely peaceful protests, worsening the crisis.
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Wikipedia summary – The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. Brown was an unarmed 18-year-old African-American male who died after being shot multiple times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Brown had no history of arrests or criminal convictions. According to Ferguson police, Brown was a suspect in a robbery minutes before the shooting, although the initial contact between Wilson and Brown was unrelated to the robbery. Wilson has served four years with the Ferguson Police Department, two years with another local police department, and had no disciplinary history.
Oakland police officials allege some protestors pepper-sprayed and pushed officers Friday evening during an anti-police march that started in downtown Oakland and moved into Berkeley.
The majority of the crowd, which protested a police shooting that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri last week, marched peacefully, while a small group broke away, disrupted traffic and vandalized businesses this evening, a police official said tonight.
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