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Protests continue in U.S. St. Louis city

13.10.2014 15:43

About 1,000 protesters silently marched October, 13 in U.S. St. Louis city within the "weekend of resistance" in light of the August, 9 shooting of Michael Brown, a black man killed by a white police officer, The Washington Post reported.

The demonstrations were part of organized protests and considered by the local authorities and the police as acts of civil disobedience that had earlier led to involving National Guard in maintaining security in the towns of state Missouri.

The shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old African-American Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis triggered the ongoing unrest in Ferguson and other American towns. The whole trend has roots of social and racial contradictions of the U.S. faces society.