Report On The Streets Of Americ Human Rights Abuses
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Report of Amnesty International
Submitted to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
In Conjunction with the Universal Periodic Review
The report is based on the original report, On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson, by Amnesty International. Amnesty International sent a team of human rights observers, trainers and researchers to Ferguson and collect various information.
Different from the original report, the report would concentrate on the nature of human rights violations in Ferguson and the indication of the violations in the United States. The report believes the human rights issue in Ferguson is a widow to reveal the current human situation in the United States rather than an accidental and separated tragedy.
The human rights violations start from the death of Michael Brown and permeate through the whole Ferguson Unrest.
1.2.1 Death of Michael Brown
Michael Brown, an unarmed African American young man, was shot six times by police officer Darren Wilson in a store in Ferguson and died immediately, Missouri on August 9, 2014.
1.2.2 Ferguson Unrest
Protests and civil disorder began the day after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Protests and rioting lasts for over 2 months to ask justice for Michael Brown, equality for the black American, freedom to protest and the security in community. Due to the wrong response from the Police in Ferguson,