Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – August 19, 2014

Pastor: In Ferguson Police Crackdown, I Need a Gas Mask More Than My Clerical Collar; Activist: For a New Generation, Ferguson Marks Historic Nonviolent Resistance to Police Repression; St. Louis Activist: Decades After 1968 Urban Uprisings, Key Economic & Race Issues Remain Unresolved; “Overpoliced & Underprotected”: In Michael Brown Killing, Neglect of Black Communities Laid Bare.

August 19, 2014

    31 Arrested in Ferguson Protests Overnight; 2 Shot During Unrest
    Brown Family Attorney: Autopsy Backs Up Witness Accounts of Fatal Shooting
    Obama Raises Concerns about Police Militarization in Post-Shooting Crackdown
    Israel, Hamas Extend Truce for 24 Hours; Key Differences Remain
    U.N. Agency: Gaza Can’t Return to Blockade Conditions
    Israel Blocks Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch from Gaza
    Obama Hails “Major Step” as Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Dam
    Islamic State Video Threatens Attacks on Americans
    Ukraine, Rebels Trade Allegations of Civilian Killings
    Unidentified Warplanes Strike Militias in Libya
    Tens of Thousands Rally in Pakistan Anti-Gov’t Protests
    Nazi Resister Returns Holocaust Medal to Israel After Losing Relatives in Gaza


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