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Jamaica: #Ferguson & #Gaza

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Citizen Media, Ethnicity & Race, Human Rights, Law, Politics, Protest, War & Conflict, Youth

Jamaica-based blogger Annie Paul republishes [1] a compilation of tweets that show the similarities between the standoff [2] in #Gaza [3] and in #Ferguson [4], where yet another unarmed black man was gunned down by the police. The response to the resulting protests by U.S. law enforcement has been so brutal that netizens are comparing the small Missouri town to a war zone.