On the Streets of America

Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson


This 2014 Amnesty International report raises human rights concerns on law enforcement response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, such as intimation of protestors, dispersal of protests, restrictions on media and accountability of law enforcement.

The report also focuses on use of lethal force by police, legal regulation and concerns on racial discrimination and excessive use of police force nationwide. It makes a number of recommendations on the policing of protests in the United States.