“They invaded Ferguson like they invaded Iraq”

Video: Ferguson residents say police crackdown turns city into war zone

By Andre Damon and Eric London
19 August 2014

After Monday’s deployment of the National Guard to Ferguson by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon following more than a week of protests, police tightened down on protesters’ right to peaceable assembly. In this video, residents speak about the connection between the militarization of society and the attack on democratic rights.

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