Peaceful assembly, freedom of association and freedom of expression are basic human rights.
These rights are also guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution and the laws of Missouri. According to Amnesty International, these rights were seriously imperiled during policing of demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of an unarmed Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Further protests are expected in connection with an impending grand jury decision on whether to indict the officer. Act now to demand Missouri law enforcement comply with human rights standards and respect everyone’s right to peaceful protest! Read More