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Ferguson shooting: Protests spread across US

60 People Arrested, 150 gunshots fired, Police cars and Businesses burnt down.

Demonstrations from New York to Seattle were mostly peaceful, with protesters chanting and waving placards.

In and around the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, scene of major riots on Monday, 2,200 National Guard troops were deployed to stop further unrest.

The white officer who killed Mr Brown there says he has a “clean conscience”.

Darren Wilson shot the 18-year-old on 9 August in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking weeks of unrest.

Many in Ferguson’s predominantly African-American community had called for the officer to be charged with murder, but the grand jury’s decision, announced late on Monday, the 24th Nov., was thatthe police officer will not face state criminal charges over the shooting.

Lawyers for Mr Brown’s family have denounced the grand jury’s decision as “unfair”.

‘Black lives matter’

With the number of troops more than trebled, the situation in Ferguson was calm for most of Tuesday, though demonstrators briefly closed a major road in central St Louis and rallies were staged outside the federal court house.

Late in the evening, however, tension began to rise in Ferguson. Protesters set a police vehicle alight after failing to overturn it, and police began to clear streets, making a number of arrests.

Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30203526

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