State Of Emergency, Curfew Declared Amid Ferguson Protests – 17 August 2014

RT logoMissouri governor has declared state of emergency and set curfew in Ferguson suburb where a black teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by police last weekend, sparking week-long mass protests.

TIMELINE: Militarized US police face-off with Ferguson protesters

“The eyes of the world are watching. This is the test of whether a community, this community, any community, can break the cycle of fear, distrust and violence, and replace them with peace, strength and, ultimately, justice,” Governor Jay Nixon said in his speech at a church near Ferguson.

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