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Iraq? Afghanistan? Police Gear Up Against Ferguson Protesters – 14 August 2014

RT logoAs the violence escalates at the Ferguson protests which have entered their sixth day, RT takes a look at the brutal scenes of heavily militarized security forces using excessive force to disperse crowds rallying against police killing an unarmed 18yo.

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The initially peaceful protests were prompted by the police shooting an unarmed teenager on Saturday in Ferguson, Missouri. It is not clear what prompted the shooting nor have the police yet revealed the name of the officer who shot Brown. Spreading rumors and lack of official information have fueled the protests on the streets of the suburb.

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