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Million Mask March in Ferguson Results in Vandalism, Arrests

By    |   Friday, 07 Nov 2014 12:42 PM

A protest "Million Mask March" held in Ferguson, Missouri, in advance of a grand jury decision in the death of Michael Brown, resulted in the arrest of three people and a news vehicle being vandalized.

The Internet activists group Anonymous claimed the worldwide protest was conducted Wednesday in 481 cities, including Ferguson where protestors closed off the intersection of South Florissant Road and Airport Road for several minutes and then went to the police department after law enforcement officers ordered them off the street, according to KTVI-TV.

Elsewhere, activists gathered at Pioneer Square and other locations in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday, according to The Oregonian.


In Denver, police arrested 10 people at the Colorado State Capitol after it was vandalized with spray paint Wednesday night at the end of a march there, according to the Los Angeles Times. One person was arrested for felony assault charges on an officer, Denver police said.

"Absolutely no violence will be tolerated," Denver's Million Mask March organizers said on its Facebook page, noted the Times. "Please be respectful as there may be children present and or in the area no drugs, no alcohol out of respect for the kids..."


Actor Russell Brand joined protestors in the streets of central London during the march there and where at least 10 people were arrested, according to The Independent. Police and protestors squabbled in Trafalgar Square before heading towards Parliament Square.

There were Million Mask March gatherings throughout Europe, including Berlin.

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A protest "Million Mask March" held in Ferguson, Missouri, in advance of a grand jury decision in the death of Michael Brown, resulted in the arrest of three people and a news vehicle being vandalized.
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