Citizenship: United States
18-year-old African American killed by police
Michael Brown - 18-year-old American teenager who was shot dead by police in August 2014 in St. Louis. This case has caused massive unrest in the country, in St. Louis, rallies were held in administrative buildings with a demand to stop shooting at unarmed teenagers.
Police refused to name the officer who shot Brown, but the public still needs to call his name, in different locations have been riots, the police had to disperse the demonstrators with tear gas.
18-year-old resident of the American city of St. Louis (St Louis) Michael Brown recently graduated from high school, and says his family was going to do vkolledzh.
According to the story a friend killed Michael, on the day the two of them walking along the street near the Brown`s grandmother`s house. Pass in the patrol car police demanded that the guys make way, and then began to push them off the road with his car. A fight broke out, during which Brown pushed one of the policemen, in response to which he took out a weapon and opened fire on a guy who decided to escape.
It is said that the hands of Michael when shots were raised in a sign that he does not have weapons, someone says that he even shouted that the weapons had not. But the police interpreted the situation differently, and the result is again vSShA buzz about exceeding the police authorities.
The truth about who was really to blame for that fight, it turns out, each side insists on its right, in the meantime, parents, relatives and friends mourn Michael Brown, calling him an innocent victim of police.
The police department is investigating, promising that if the police is found guilty, the guilty will be punished. Name policeman who fired the shots and killed the teenager, has not been disclosed - too many threats have sounded in his address anonymous.
Conducts investigation and the FBI - in this case you need to find out whether there has been a violation of human rights, and many Americans have already recalled the case with other teens that happened a couple of years ago, when the unarmed teenager was also killed by the police.
Despite the fact that the investigation is not yet completed, many Americans have openly accused the police and demand to stop shooting at unarmed `podrostkov`.
The killing of Michael Brown also commented on President Barack Obama, who urged people to honor the memory of a teenager, and not jump to conclusions patiently try to understand the situation.
It is clear that for many black Americans that the case was another clear confirmation of their oppression.